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In Guatemala, software guru McAfee to seek asylum-lawyer

By Reuters 5 December 2012

U.S. anti-virus software guru John McAfee, who is on the run from police in Belize seeking to question him in a murder probe, has crossed into Guatemala and will seek political asylum there, his lawyer said on Tuesday.

McAfee has been in hiding for three weeks since police in Belize said they wanted to question him as “a person of interest” about the murder of fellow American Gregory Faull, with whom McAfee had quarreled.

McAfee told Reuters on Monday he would not turn himself in. DM

Photo: The home of anti-virus software pioneer John McAfee is seen in San Pedro November 14, 2012.  REUTERS/Henry Romero

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Fudging, obfuscation and misdirection hobble the route to the nitty-gritty of expropriation

By Marianne Merten

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