Guatemalan police arrest software guru McAfee

Posted by on Dec 06, 2012 at 7:46 am
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Software company founder John McAfee was arrested by Guatemalan police for entering the country illegally, ending his bizarre weeks long journey as a blogging fugitive claiming to be persecuted by authorities in Belize.

The fate of the anti-virus guru remained unclear Thursday as Guatemalan authorities awaited word from their Foreign Ministry as to what they would do with McAfee and whether they intended to send him back to Belize, where he is a person of interest in the killing of a fellow ex-pat.

“We are awaiting instructions from the Foreign Ministry. It will be the foreign relations department that decides the process,” Interior Minister Mauricio Lopez Bonilla said following McAfee’s arrest Wednesday at a hotel in an upscale part of Guatemala City.

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