By CCN Markets: In a somewhat bizarre video tweet around lunch on Friday, cryptocurrency aficionado and repetitive presidential candidate John McAfee said he’s launching a website dedicated to exposing corruption in the U.S. government. This will perhaps be McAfee’s second-most important launch of recent times, having recently unveiled a cryptocurrency exchange. Corruption within the American Government pic.twitter.com/VyWIpqKKbm — John McAfee (@officialmcafee) June 14, 2019 Crazy McAfee Doing Some Public Good McAfee is an outlandish personality anywhere he is, which is either a defect or a point of admiration depending on where you stand. In either case, most people wouldn’t want
On June 11, following his latest tirade on social media, John McAfee announced the launch of his new cryptocurrency trading platform called McAfee Magic. The project allows for manual and automated crypto trading across a variety of digital asset exchanges all displayed in one user interface. According to the website, the service is the second product besides his well-known antivirus software to bear the McAfee name.
Team Secret, an esports organization that fields teams in Apex Legends, Dota 2, Rainbow Six: Siege, Fortnite and Rocket League, announced Wednesday that it has added the former chairman and CEO of UBS, John Costas, to its management team. We are delighted to welcome John Costas, former Chairman and CEO of @UBS, to our leadership team. We have a […]
By CCN.com: John McAfee announced Tuesday afternoon in a video tweet that he and his wife have been indicted by a grand jury in Tennessee on federal, felony charges related to what McAfee acknowledges in the video are eight years of delinquent U.S. federal income taxes to the IRS. The McAfee 2020 Campaign is, as
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U.S. presidential candidate John McAfee announced on Tuesday that he has fled the country. According to McAfee’s recent Twitter video he’s “living in exile” on a boat because he’s been charged with felonies handed down by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).
John Bigatton, the only representative for BitConnect Australia, has had his assets frozen by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC), functions very similarly to the Securities and Exchange Commission in the United States. Bigatton can’t travel, as part of the ongoing investigation. In the video below, Bigatton celebrates with BitConnect victims as cash rains
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John Key, former New Zealand Prime Minister, is the latest in a line of notable individuals involved, albeit unknowingly, in a cryptocurrency scam. Bitcoin fraudsters are using the image of John Key promoting a Bitcoin scam. According to a report in Stuff.co.nz, the ad was designed for a company known as Crypto Revolt. So far,
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John McAfee, cryptocurrency enthusiast, presidential aspirant, and millionaire founder of the near-ubiquitous McAfee Antivirus, has been found legally liable for the death of his former neighbor, Gregory Faull, who was found dead with a gunshot wound to his head back in 2012, the Register reports. The final verdict was reached in a US district court in
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John McAfee has expressed his interest in becoming the President of the United States. He aims to be the first citizen of the US to further the cause of digital currencies and blockchain at more of a national stage. His announcement came from his official Twitter account on October 3rd.
Through the aforementioned Tweet, McAfee states his interest in becoming the next president of the country by saying:
“Let’s be real.
MGT Capital Investments, a bitcoin mining and cryptocurrency investing firm formerly associated with John McAfee, has been hit with a class-action lawsuit over allegations that its former CEO participated in a pump-and-dump scheme that manipulated the price of MGT shares. Bitcoin Mining Firm Faces Class-Action Suit The suit, which was filed by Rosen Law Firm
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Bitcoin Core developers have decried infighting between Bitcoin (BTC) and Bitcoin Cash (BCH) supporters after John Newbery claimed responsibility for last week’s CVE-2018-17144 network bug.
‘Embarrassed And Sorry’
In comments on Twitter September 23, Newbery, who is tasked with checking the Bitcoin codebase, said it was because of him that the bug had gone unnoticed.
As Bitcoinist reported, the incident occurred last week, with Core developers urging the entire network to upgrade to a patched version of the Core client as a matter of urgency.
A full summary of what happened, including the technical specifications of the bug and its eradication, has since been published.
Last June, John McAfee rallied his neophytes to email and call the chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission, Jay Clayton, regarding a proposed CNN debate over initial coin offerings. It didn’t go very well. Dissatisfied by a June 6 hearing that said the SEC would not change its current rules regarding the classification of initial […]
This is why we can’t have nice things. A few months ago, cybersecurity pioneer and noted provocateur John McAfee took to Twitter to implore his followers to “flood” Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chairman Jay Clayton’s office with emails and calls. McAfee wanted them to demand that Clayton — to whom he affectionately referred as
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HitBTC hit the news again, passively this time after its competitor CoinBene made an anarchist announcement against the #7 exchange. Any cryptocurrency that will voluntarily choose to leave HitBTC will be welcomed for free on CoinBene.
John McAfee’s War Against HitBTC
John McAfee said that he’s keeping the pressure on cryptocurrency exchange HitBTC after rival exchange CoinBene announced a new partnership with the McAfee alliance to fight corruption in the cryptocurrency space.
We held a press conference beside @officialmcafee and @McAfeeExecutive last night. @CoinBene officially announced our new alliance partnership with @mcafeealliance and @Team_McAfee to fight against corruption in crypto market! For infos follow @McAfeeAlliance @AgainstCorruption pic.twitter.com/thig336ZHI
The promoter of crypto John McAfee is still positive in the strength of globes top leading cryptocurrency, Bitcoin. He thinks that the coin deserves to be crowned as the number one virtual asset in the crypto space.
John McAfee is a member of the CoinsBank Blockchain Cruise and when speaking to AMBCrypto, he said that Bitcoin is the only leader in its ecosystem. However, he did argue with those who claim about the coins nature as a P2P digital cash protocol.
It appears the days of John McAfee promoting initial coin offerings (ICOs) are over. In a tweet on June 18, 2018, McAfee announced his decision to no longer work with ICOs.
McAfee Backs Out of ICO Promotions ‘Due to SEC Threats’
McAfee’s tweet was a response to a question posed by one of his followers, asking him to recommend a viable ICO investment. McAfee responded by stating he would no longer promote any ICO “due to SEC threats.” He warned others still promoting and endorsing ICOs that they were risking arrest in doing so.
Controversial internet security mogul turned cryptocurrency commentator John McAfee has claimed he will release his own form of currency, the ‘McAfee Redemption Unit,’ in June.
A Chance To Meet McAfee?
In a tweet from May 29th, the outspoken entrepreneur revealed what appeared to be prototypes for a series of banknotes. In the tweet, McAfee claims:
No hoax. The ‘McAfee Redemption Unit’ is real and coming in 26 days (June 23). The graphic is low res – don’t want to give much away yet. Printed on currency paper, holographs on both sides, serialized, linked to the blockchain, redeemable, convertible, collectible.
Kromtech Security has revealed a data breach tied to investors of the Bezop cryptocurrency. The cybersecurity firm made the announcement on April 25, 2018. The leak exposed confidential information about investors of the Bezos cryptocurrency.
Details of the Data Breach
The sensitive information exposed by the breach include full names, wallet information, and even scanned photos of ID documents. More than 25,000 investors were affected by the leak. Apparently, the team at Bezop had failed to secure a MongoDB database, thus opening the way for hackers. Bezop is a startup cryptocurrency company with its own blockchain-powered e-commerce app platform.
The recent cryptocurrency craze has new investors throwing plenty of money into questionable digital assets, and markets with volatility they aren’t prepared for. John Oliver’s latest segment on cryptocurrency not only informs viewers of the current state of the market, but also hammers home why they should always think twice before taking the plunge.
Cryptocurrency Isn’t for Everyone
On the latest segment of HBO’s “Last Week Tonight with John Oliver,” Bitcoin and the cryptocurrency markets were given both a fair assessment and overview geared toward both the investors on the sidelines and those who were recently onboarded.
Eager to garner some attention on social media, controversial cryptocurrency loudmouth John McAfee played journalist and flung FUD at popular exchange Binance, following their unforeseen outage. It didn’t end well for McAfee.
Late in the evening on Feb. 7th, Binance unexpectedly closed its doors after experiencing unforeseen server issues. Though not a pleasant situation for day traders or anyone with large amounts of liquidity on the popular exchange, the company kept users abreast of the situation with an update:
Due to a significant increase in users and trading activity, Binance will need to extend the System upgrade and is expected to be completed by 2PM (UTC).