Most individuals working on Wall Street are good, honest people. But, as with every industry, you will always have your bad seeds. And should you perhaps wake up one morning to find the Feds outside your door, because your best friend sold you out by recording your explicit instructions re: how to dispose of evidence you committed securities fraud, or you were (allegedly) part of a “criminal club” that met regularly to share material non-public information with each other, or you bribed people with lobsters to do your bidding for you, and prison life is not the life for you and you need to come up with a hiding place they’ll never find you, STAT, sand and a cardboard box are a good place to start.

John McAfee, the founder of the popular anti-virus software maker, is considered “a person of interest” in the murder of U.S. citizen Gregory Faull and has yet to be located, Belize National Security Ministry spokesman Raphael Martinez said. The two Americans, whose homes on the Belizean island of Ambergris Caye were separated by a few yards, had “some sort of conflict” which was thought to be linked to McAfee’s dogs, Martinez said in an interview today. Four of McAfee’s dogs were poisoned last weekend, Martinez said, and Faull, a 52-year-old contractor and Florida native, was found dead on Nov. 11, with a bullet wound in the back of his head. National police are continuing to search for McAfee, who Wired magazine reported is hiding within the Central American nation, citing a phone interview with the former entrepreneur.

McAfee, who founded the Santa Clara, California-based McAfee Inc. in 1989, buried himself in the sand with a cardboard box over his head when police arrived at his home on Nov. 11, according to the report by Wired. He remains in hiding because he believes he’ll be killed if he’s taken into custody for questioning, the story said.

McAfee Founder’s Neighbor Dead in Belize After Dogs Poisoned [Bloomberg]
Murder Suspect John McAfee: I’m Innocent [Wired]

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  1. Posted by Guest | November 13, 2012 at 6:49 PM

    Insulate with aluminum foil for maximum stealth.

    – UBS LatAm

  2. Posted by eyeRan | November 13, 2012 at 7:10 PM

    What the fuck is wrong with America?

  3. Posted by Forgot about Malware | November 13, 2012 at 7:38 PM

    Ima kill you and them loud-ass muthafuckin barking dogs.

    - John McAfee

  4. Posted by @RovingBIade | November 13, 2012 at 7:49 PM

    Stopped reading after the blatantly untrue first sentence

  5. Posted by Guest | November 13, 2012 at 8:08 PM

    He's kinda cute.

  6. Posted by UBS is the Worst | November 13, 2012 at 8:08 PM

    The fair thing for the authorities to do would be to give McAfee a free 30-day trial.

  7. Posted by Guest | November 13, 2012 at 8:11 PM

    My only regret is that I have but one upvote to give.

  8. Posted by Quant me maybe | November 13, 2012 at 8:17 PM

    Well done sir.

  9. Posted by Guest | November 13, 2012 at 10:04 PM

    If these are the type of people who pack up and leave America, maybe we're finally doing something right.

  10. Posted by Michael Vick | November 13, 2012 at 11:30 PM

    I don't understand what McAfee was so PO'd about.

  11. Posted by GottaBeSmarter | November 14, 2012 at 8:32 AM

    I am completely on McAfee's side. That guy killed his dogs, he ought to get a bullet in the back of the head. End of story.

  12. Posted by güest | November 14, 2012 at 8:41 AM

    do not get. brief joke guy?

  13. Posted by Lactating | November 14, 2012 at 8:47 AM

    Don't mess with a guys pets

  14. Posted by The Doctor | November 14, 2012 at 9:12 AM

    Chronic lack of understanding.

  15. Posted by Lou Zerr | November 14, 2012 at 9:27 AM

    His resources and he's got neighbors a few yards away(?)

  16. Posted by seaman bodine | November 14, 2012 at 9:56 AM

    fucking warlock he is

  17. Posted by guest | November 14, 2012 at 10:21 AM

    here you go…
    http://bit.ly/X86Q85

  18. Posted by artie help | November 14, 2012 at 10:56 AM

    clever bastard

  19. Posted by Raj | November 14, 2012 at 11:15 AM

    "Most individuals working on Wall Street are good, honest people."

    Tell us another joke, Bess.

  20. Posted by Symantec | November 14, 2012 at 12:01 PM

    separated by a firewall, though…

  21. Posted by 800lbGorilla | November 16, 2012 at 9:08 PM

    And after that, McAfee expires.