All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘belize’

Anne Swaney: Person Of Interest Named In Murder Of ABC7 Exec

Executive producer of ABC7, Anne Swaney, was found dead by a river in Belize on January 15. Authorities believe Swaney was strangled. Her body was discovered floating face-down wearing just her bra in the Mopan River, which is near Belize’s border with Guatemala. Our ABC7 colleague Anne Swaney was murdered while traveling in Belize: https://t.co/gUFDk5jcHw pic.twitter.com/wNtyUj5jBP — ABC 7 Chicago …

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Florida Gold Theft: Accused Man Apprehended In Belize

On Wednesday, the U.S. Marshalls Service reported that they have Cuban fugitive Raonel Valdez-Valhuerdis in custody at the Miami-Dade County Jail. Valhuerdis was the man suspected of stealing over a hundred pounds of gold that amounted to almost $3 million. He stole the gold in South Florida and was caught in Belize. According to a report from the authorities, Valhuerdis, …

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John McAfee Responds To Wrongful Death Lawsuit

Last week, news came out that eccentric McAfee Antivirus founder John McAfee is being sued by the daughter of his neighbor in Belize, Gregory Faull, whose death began a multi-national manhunt for McAfee last year. McAfee has remained wanted for questioning in Belize, but was able to make his way back to the United States after a fascinating and somewhat …

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Belize Tourism Board Turns Breaking Bad Reference into Promotional Gold

There be spoilers ahead… On last Sunday night’s episode of AMC’s Breaking Bad, Saul and Walter White had an amazing little interchange about sending someone to Belize. Of course, they weren’t really talking about a relaxing getaway spent exploring sandy beaches, scuba diving, caving, and all of the other activities offered by the Central American nation. “Sending to Belize” was …

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John McAfee Is Back In The United States

Last month, antivirus creator John McAfee went on the lam as Belize police sought him for questioning in relation to the murder of his neighbor Gregory Faull, who was found shot to death. McAfee’s story is that he is innocent of the crime, but believes if detained in Belize, he may be tortured or killed. He made his way to …

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John McAfee: By The Way, I’m Harold M.

John McAfee, as you may know, has been blogging a lot since evading authorities in Belize who want to bring him in for questioning in relation to the murder of his neighbor. Even once detained in Guatemala, he was still blogging (and even putting out YouTube videos) from jail. Recently, there have been some posts made by a mysterious Harold …

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It Looks Like John McAfee Is Getting Released

The public has watched this whole saga unfold, strangely, even as McAfee was in hiding, but after being detained in Guatemala, and being granted a stay as the country hoped to expel him back to Belize where he is wanted by authorities in connection with the murder of his neighbor, McAfee is apparently set to be released. It also looks …

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Here’s Video Of John McAfee’s Q&A With Press

John McAfee took to YouTube on Sunday to engage in a Q&A session with press to set the record straight about his situation in Guatemala, and the whole series of events that led up to his detention. The first video is essentially the same kind of stuff we’ve been hearing from McAfee all the while – about how the press …

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John McAfee Hasn’t Slept In 24 Hours, But He Does Have A Lawyer Now

Earlier, John McAfee wrote on his blog that he was in Guatemala, and that he had made it to safety. He has now posted again, saying that he has a new lawyer. “I have retained Telésforo Guerra, former Attorney General for the country of Guatemala, to assist in my fight against the Government of Belize,” McAfee writes. “Mr. Guerra is …

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John McAfee Says He’s Out Of Belize, But That He’ll Be Back

There have been a lot of confusing reports out about the whereabouts of John McAfee, as he continues to hide from authorities in Belize. Today, McAfee updated his personal blog to let the world know that he is safe and that he is out of the country now. More background here. He says he’s been hanging out with journalists from …

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John McAfee: My Options Are Diminishing

At 3:30 AM, John McAfee, who is still in hiding from police in Belize, posted to his blog that his “options are diminishing,” as his sources indicate that armed forces are “closing in”. If you haven’t been keeping up with the saga, you can start here. McAfee writes: Chad Essley, in the event of my arrest, has over 2 million …

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John McAfee: You Won’t Hear From Me For A Few Days

There have been a handful more posts made to John McAfee’s blog since we last checked in. One of them indicates that comments have been turned back on, after a previous post announced that they were being disabled. Also in a previous post, McAfee said he would be posting audio recordings from hidden recorders he had set up. He tried …

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John McAfee Shuts Down Blog Comments, Starts Posting Audio

John McAfee, creator of the famous antivirus software, has been hiding from the cops in Belize after his neighbor was found dead with a gunshot to the head. He has been hiding in plain sight (at least according to his own account), sneaking around the scene of the crime in disguise. After the incident, he began calling Wired reporter Joshua …

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John McAfee Blogs (Frequently) While Still Hiding From Police, Offers Reward For Capture Of Killer

Update (11/26): McAfee has posted an apology to Jeff Wise: I have erroneously accused Jeff Wise of improper behavior on a reporting trip that he did to my flying ranch in New Mexico. I finally received the photos from that trip and was going to publish them, and when I looked at them, to my horror, it was a different …

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John McAfee Is Watching Episodes Of Rawhide While Hiding From Police

I don’t know how much you’ve been keeping up with this saga, but earlier this week, John McAfee, the creator of the McAfee antivirus software, became a fugitive. His neighbor in Belize was murdered, and McAfee is wanted by the police for questioning. He has been in hiding, but has been communicating with Wired reporter Joshua Davis. Davis has been …

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From Hiding, McAfee Sends Essay About Pirates To Wired Reporter

The John McAfee saga just keeps getting more interesting by the hour. In case you haven’t been paying attention, McAfee, the creator of the antivirus software of the same name (which is now owned by Intel), is in hiding as he is wanted by police in Belize for questioning, in connection with the murder of his neighbor Gregory Faull. As …

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Report: McAfee Now Says He’s Disguised To Look Like A Murderer

It’s hard to believe this is real, but McAfee Antivirus creator John McAfee is still hiding from the police, and reportedly keeps calling Wired reporter Joshua Davis to check in on a “semi-hourly” basis. Davis reports that McAfee claims to now be in disguise, with his eyebrows, beard, and mustache dyed black. Davis, who provided audio of McAfee’s calls before, …

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Here’s Audio Of John McAfee As He Hides From Cops

John McAfee, who until this week was best known for creating the McAfee antivirus software, is wanted for murder in Belize. He claims to be innocent, but is in hiding as cops pursue him as the prime supsect in the killing of his neighbor. More on the story here. As previously reported, McAfee has been calling Wired reporter Joshua Davis, …

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John McAfee Keeps Calling Wired Reporter, Wired Reporter Keeps Tweeting

As previously reported, John McAfee, the creator of the antivirus of the same name, is wanted by police in Belize as the prime suspect in the murder of his neighbor. McAfee has been calling Wired reporter Joshua Davis, sharing his side of the story. He says he’s innocent, by the way. Apparently he keeps calling Davis, and Davis has been …

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McAfee Talks While In Hiding, Says He Didn’t Kill Man In Belize

John McAfee, the founder of McAfee Antivirus, is wanted for questioning in connection with the murder of a man in Belize. According to various reports, he is the prime suspect in the murder. Wired reports that he is in hiding somewhere in the country, that he has been calling to give his side of the story, and that he claims …

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Antivirus Founder John McAfee Arrested in Belize

John McAfee, computer programmer and founder of the antivirus software bearing his name, was recently arrested in Belize, when a task force known at the Gang Suppression Unit broke down his door, after being tipped off about a weapons cache. McAfee contends that the raid surrounded a bigger political cause, due to the fact that he didn’t contribute any money …

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