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John McAfee Offering Reward to Prove His Innocence

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John McAfee is offering a $25K reward for anyone who can prove his innocence.

John McAfee, supposedly on the run from the police in Central America for possibly shooting his neighbor in the head, has launched a blog. Even more, he's offering a reward for anyone who can prove his innocence.

"With lots of time on my hands and very little to do with it, I’ve been reflecting on the recent detour my life has taken," he wrote. "How did I end up as a murder suspect on the lam? The world press certainly has not helped. Autonomous and self-serving, the press does what it does best – sensationalize. And my character and the recent events of my life have been sensationalized to the max."

The first entry talks about Gizmodo and Wired, how the former site's postings by Jeff Wise was nothing but a smear campaign. For Wired, he seemingly regrets taking his shirt off and posing with a gun, saying that "creative artwork often uses strange compositions to make a point" but that he should have been suspicious the moment the photographer arrived.

In the second post he provides links to information about what's going on over in Central America such a trial by jury being removed as a local's right, police arresting citizens without charges being filed, and so on. Then the next post talks about the police coming to his house and arresting him for having a supposed illegal meth lab. This is what he calls the beginning.

He later claims in the blog that the local police attempted to charge him for running an antibiotics lab without a license. When that didn't work, they tried to charge him for possessing weapons without a license. After that, they claimed he hired security guards without a license which is supposedly against local laws.

"Every lawyer I talked to shook their head at their own ignorance. None of them had heard of, or could find, such a law," he wrote.

The blog goes on to claim that after the murder of Gregory Faul, the police began a systematic roundup of McAfee's friends and associates. They also supposedly didn't have a search warrant when they raided McAfee's house during NBC's recent visit. According to McAfee, this is normal for police actions in South America.

"Search first, if anything is found then get a pre-dated search warrant," he said.

Eventually he reveals that he's offering $25,000 USD for the capture of the person responsible for Faul's death. He even talks about returning to his property and watching the police dig up his poisoned, dead dogs, removing their heads and then setting what's left of the canines on fire. He even disguised himself to the point where the police didn't even recognize him, shooing him away.

"At one point I got too close and was angrily ordered to go away. I did so while muttering 'Pendejos!' loud enough for the officers to hear. Every search was allegedly performed in order to find me," he said.

To read the full blog, head here.

 

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    cRACKmONKEY421 , November 20, 2012 6:25 AM
    Norton did it.
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    ttcboy , November 20, 2012 5:11 AM
    Just curious. From the beginning, if he know how the local police practice, why does he continue to stay there instead of going to safer country ? It's not like he don't have money to migrate.
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    shqtth , November 20, 2012 7:41 AM
    johnbestHe should be locked up for the mcafee AV. what a plague on the would.


    Thats after he sold it off, it went to shits.
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  • 23 Hide
    ttcboy , November 20, 2012 5:11 AM
    Just curious. From the beginning, if he know how the local police practice, why does he continue to stay there instead of going to safer country ? It's not like he don't have money to migrate.
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    johnbest , November 20, 2012 5:39 AM
    He should be locked up for the mcafee AV. what a plague on the would.
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    darkavenger123 , November 20, 2012 6:15 AM
    McAfee AV sucks. He has it coming.
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    bebangs , November 20, 2012 6:18 AM
    lol. this guy is nuts.
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    mrmez , November 20, 2012 6:23 AM
    ZOMG, thats so funny!

    Innocent or guilty, what a fruit cake.
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    cRACKmONKEY421 , November 20, 2012 6:25 AM
    Norton did it.
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    shloader , November 20, 2012 6:39 AM
    Hope he stays free a while longer. Not much of a story left if they catch up with him.
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    rantoc , November 20, 2012 7:17 AM
    Give the money to the lawyers and walk free, they sure know how to screw the "justice" system over.
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    _Cosmin_ , November 20, 2012 7:23 AM
    As always... title is misleading: he does not offer 25k$ for PROVE OF INNOCENSE:

    "Eventually he reveals that he's offering $25,000 USD for the capture of the person responsible for Faul's death"
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    shqtth , November 20, 2012 7:41 AM
    johnbestHe should be locked up for the mcafee AV. what a plague on the would.


    Thats after he sold it off, it went to shits.
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    Achoo22 , November 20, 2012 8:08 AM
    ttcboyJust curious. From the beginning, if he know how the local police practice, why does he continue to stay there instead of going to safer country ? It's not like he don't have money to migrate.

    It is my understanding that he fled there because they wouldn't extradite him back to the US. He's been quoted as saying that he had to bribe a bunch of folks to get residency early.
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    southernshark , November 20, 2012 11:19 AM
    I think the guy is innocent. I live in Central America and murder here is very common as are corrupt cops. Honestly I would run from the cops too and take my chances. You are better off running and then hiring a lawyer to bribe the cops than to be taken into custody (shudder).
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    southernshark , November 20, 2012 11:24 AM
    And I concur with most of what he said. It is not illegal to have a gun here, nor is it illegal to hire body guards (almost everyone from upper middle class up hires body guards). While his behavior might seem odd to someone inside the US, from the ground in Central America, it does not strike me as that odd.

    As for leaving the country, the US would just extradite him right back. The US does not give a damn about its citizens and treats police warrants the same world wide, no matter how ridiculous, corrupt or incompetent the cops are in those countries.

    I wouldn't be surprised if it was the cops who killed the neighbor in order to hist McAffee up with a huge bribe.
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    jojesa , November 20, 2012 11:56 AM
    Central America is not a country. There are 7 countries in Central America and he is wanted in Belize a British Commonwealth.
    If they were these lawless savages he referred to, he will be in jail from the first time they raided his house and no one would know what happened.
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    greghome , November 20, 2012 12:49 PM
    _Cosmin_As always... title is misleading: he does not offer 25k$ for PROVE OF INNOCENSE:"Eventually he reveals that he's offering $25,000 USD for the capture of the person responsible for Faul's death"


    So........if I had him to the Cops do I still get the 25K considering I caught the "killer" wanted by the policia ? :D 
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    Wisecracker , November 20, 2012 1:43 PM

    OJ offered a reward, too.

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    bigdog44 , November 20, 2012 2:49 PM
    From the craziness of the story...maybe he is running a meth lab and testing his product too much.
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    murzar , November 20, 2012 3:44 PM
    And this isn't even the weird part of youtube.
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    frank_drebin , November 20, 2012 5:10 PM
    yes. what a clown....
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    bllue , November 20, 2012 5:50 PM
    Suuure. I'm gonna believe a murderer's stories
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