After a bizarre, month-long ordeal during which the software pioneer faced questioning for murder and spent a week in Guatemalan prison (after Vice accidentally revealed his location), John McAffe is back in the United States. He arrived earlier today in Miami after Guatemalan authorities deported him.
Grizzled geek paranoiac John McAfee (left, with Vice editor-in-chief Rocco Castoro) was arrested in Guatemala last week after Vice Magazine accidentally revealed his location by including his GPS coordinates in the photo above, which they posted while he was fleeing a murder investigation in Belize. That is crazy enough. But now McAfee, still being held in Guatemala, claims that Vice purposely set him up to score an exclusive.
On Monday we told you about the weird story of how Vice Magazine accidentally revealed the secret hiding place of fugitive computer virus pioneer John McAfee. Well, McAfee was arrested in Guatemala last night, bringing his strange time on the lam to an end. Maybe? Or maybe not? Nothing is certain when it comes to John McAfee.
Everyone wants to know where John McAfee is. The notorious computer anti-virus pioneer is on the run from police in Belize, where he's wanted for questioning in connection to his neighbor's murder. Now it appears Vice Magazine accidentally revealed his location to the world—and the authorities hunting him. Or did it? Come along for the latest confusing chapter in a very twisted story.