Crypto enthusiast and one of the most prominent figures in the cryptocurrency space, John McAfee, has been charged on felonies by the IRS. The felonies haven’t been revealed, but people suggest it could be McAfee’s open acceptance of not paying taxes for 8 years.
John McAfee announced that he is running for the President of the US. John McAfee, McAfee’s wife, and four other campaign workers have been charged by the IRS. McAfee has currently gone under ‘exile’. He announced to all his Twitter followers that he would still be running for the President while on Exile.
The McAfee 2020 Campaign is, as of this day, in exile. I am being charged with using Crypto Cuttencies in criminal acts against the U. S. Government. More videos coming shortly. Stay tuned. pic.twitter.com/C75zcbnKTD
— John McAfee (@officialmcafee) January 22, 2019
According to Chepicap, McAfee seems to be on the way towards Venezuela, which has a growing number of people transacting in Bitcoins.
John McAfee has been quite vocal about the need for cryptocurrencies, and privacy coins. He has openly stated on multiple occasions that he hasn’t filed taxes in 8 years. He hopes that with the privacy coins taking over, governments will have a hard time collecting Income Tax.
McAfee is pretty confident that he will be able to run the campaign from exile, even though he might have a hard time showing up for debates.
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