On Wednesday, July 24th, a message appeared on McAfee’s Twitter stating that the billionaire and his team were released from custody in the Dominican Republic.
Until recently, who was considered missing, McAfee was released from prison in the Dominican Republic, according to reports published on his account, which shows an eccentric billionaire, disheveled, but smiling, hugging several unidentified men in uniform.
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The representative of McAfee, Rob Benedicto Pacifico Juan Maria Loggia-Ramirez, who during the disappearance of McAfee, led his twitter and kept users informed of events, on July 24 at 21:02 left a message: "John, Janice and his crew are alive and in the process of being released from confinement".
Later, on July 25th at 00:55 an entry from John himself appeared: "Leaving detention (don't judge my looks – four days of confinement). I was well treated. My superiors were friendly and helpful. In spite of the helpful circumstances, we've decided to move on. More later."
The Armed Forces and the public ministry of the Caribbean reported that McAfee was taken into custody with US citizens Elizabeth McAfee and Richard Alan Gibson, Robert Whitfield from Germany, Oral Thompson from the Bahamas and Vasner Louis from Haiti.
They were suspected of traveling on a yacht with weapons, ammunition and military equipment.
Authorities reportedly confiscated a variety of high-caliber weapons, ammunition and military details, as well as the yacht itself.
Considered to be missing, John McAfee was released after his arrest. Recall according to the messages on Twitter, published on July 23rd in the official account of John McAfee, a well-known crypto-lawyer and an entrepreneur in the field of information security, was considered missing.
Editor: Yuliya Soroka