Antivirus inventor John McAfee, 71, went on a naked shooting spree because the 'Belize government wants to assassinate him'
- John McAfee went on a naked shooting spree in September when he thought he heard intruders??
- He was in the middle of having sex with his wife when his dogs started barking?
- He jumped out of his bed naked and started shooting at the walls and ceiling
- McAfee believes the Belize government wants to assassinate him because he 'hacked in and stole information'?
- The 71-year-old invented the household antivirus software program?
John McAfee went on a naked shooting spree in September because he thought Belizean intruders were breaking into his home
John McAfee went on a naked shooting spree in September because he thought Belizean intruders were breaking into his home.
The antivirus software inventor started firing bullets into the walls and ceiling of his Tennessee home when his aggressive dogs started barking wildly.
At the moment they started barking the 71-year-old was in the middle of a romp-session with his 34-year-old wife Janice, according to Newsweek.?
'[He] thought he heard a movement in the crawl space under our bedroom and in the attic,' Janice said in a statement to the FBI.?
'He then fired his gun into both areas.'??
The gunshots woke Alex Handrick, who lived below the couple in a basement apartment and worked as a security guard for the building.?
The 28-year-old, who served in the army for eight years, grabbed his assault rifle and found a completely naked McAfee firing his gun at the living room ceiling.
McAfee told Newsweek he is being stalked by the Belize government, and claims they want to kill him because he hacked in and stole secret government information.
The 71-year-old antivirus software inventor started firing bullets into the walls and ceiling of his bedroom when his aggressive dogs started barking wildly.?At the moment they started barking the 71-year-old was in the middle of a romp-session with his 34-year-old wife Janice
McAfee told Newsweek he is being stalked by the Belize government, and claims they want to kill him because he hacked in and stole secret government information
The commotion is currently under FBI investigation, and is just the most recent incident in McAfee's tumultuous life since he sold the company in the 1990s for roughly $100million, according to the magazine.?
After making the sale he quickly spent his fortune on nine luxurious homes, multiple planes, vintage cars, expensive art and other oddities - such as a dinosaur skull.?
But in 2009 he allegedly lost most of his money in the financial crisis. McAfee denies going broke, but nonetheless liquidated his assets and moved to Belize.?
McAfee has also been wrapped up in his fare share of scandal. He was the subject of a 2016 Showtime documentary which details his two alleged murders and rape.
He accuses the director of 'Gringo: The Dangerous life of John McAfee,' Nate Burnstein, of 'forcing interviews' and 'bribing' people to lie, according to News.Au.?
While living in Belize he allegedly became increasingly paranoid and rarely came out of the house.?
McAfee, pictured second from the right, and his wife Janice have lived in 'constant fear' of his assassination by the Belize government, and said he has 'information' he hacked and stole from the government after they raided his compound
When he did, though, he surrounded himself with young women - mostly former prostitutes and an entourage of armed body guards.?
His home was raided in 2012 by the Belize Police Gang Suppression Unit because he was suspected of cooking meth, but no drugs were found and he was never charged.?
McAfee believes the raid was part of a conspiracy theory to 'destroy him,' because he refused to be extorted by the Belize government.?
He was accused of murder seven months after McAfee's neighbor Gregory Faull, an American, was shot near his home. ?Police believed it was McAfee because they allegedly butted heads over the inventor's vicious guard dogs.
When police tried to question McAfee he had already fled the country. He went to Guatemala, where he was arrested on December 5, 2012, and deported to the United States.?
McAfee was never indicted on any charges because he has been avoiding the Belize authorities ever since. ?
He allegedly met Janice on the day he touched down in the United States.?
McAfee and Janice have lived in 'constant fear' of his assassination by the Belize government, and said he has 'information' he hacked and stole from the government after they raided his compound.?
'McAfee hopes that going public now will force those hounding him and his wife to back off,' Newsweek said after speaking to McAfee following his September shooting spree.
'They can't kill me because they need to sit me down, remove my fingers or something until I tell them where all this data is stored,' he said.?
Belize authorities told Newsweek that claim is 'utter nonsense,' and the 'ravings of a sick mind.' ?
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