Samantha Herrera, John McAfee’s ex-girlfriend, claims that contrary to official reports, McAfee did not die in his prison cell but escaped and is now living in the United States.
John McAfee’s ex-girlfriend says he is still alive.
In the new Netflix documentary, Running With the Devil: The Wild World of John McAfee McAfee’s ex-girlfriend, Samantha Herrera, allegedly claims that the famous crypto personality faked his own death.
“After he died, I got a call from Texas. [de lui]”, says Samantha Herrera. According to her, McAfee did not hang himself in a Spanish prison awaiting extradition, but managed to escape from prison and return to the United States. According to Samantha Herrera, McAfee asked her to run away with him and told her that there were ways to escape. “only three people in this world who [savent qu’il est] still alive.“However, there was no known confirmation of Herrera’s claims today, and McAfee’s remains are currently reportedly being held in a Spanish morgue.
Famous for creating and marketing McAfee anti-virus software, John McAfee is a businessman with an eccentric demeanor that made him an icon within the crypto scene during the ICO era. Among other things, he swore that to “eat [ma] cock on national television “if bitcoin did not reach $500,000 by July 2020, launched two different ICOs and created a crypto-currency wallet”unbreakable” which was almost immediately hacked.
if not, I will eat my dick on national television.
– John McAfee (@officialmcafee) July 17, 2017
John McAfee was arrested in Spain in October 2020 at the request of the Department of Justice for tax fraud. The Spanish National Court authorized his extradition on June 23, 2021; McAfee was found dead in his prison cell within hours of the news. The official autopsy concluded that John McAfee committed suicide, as did a Spanish court in February. However, McAfee had repeatedly tweeted that he had no intention of killing himself.
The WHACKD token, launched by McAfee in December 2019, jumped by 9% on Uniswap following the Samantha Herrera revelations.
John McAfee isn’t the first cryptocurrency personality around whom fake death rumors have been heard. QuadrigaCX CEO Gerald Cotten took $190 million in customer crypto funds to his grave when he died in India in 2019 – though crypto users were quick to point out that fake death certificates could be obtained in some parts of India.