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   Life's been hard on John "Crazy Card" McAfee lately -- leaving your $20M fortune behind in Belize is one thing, but forfeiting your 20- and 17-year-old girlfriends? Now that's harsh

13 Dec 2012 02:17 PM   |   11813 clicks   |   Maximum PC
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St_Francis_P     
Never harsh enough to make up for his crappy software.

13 Dec 2012 02:15 PM
myrrh     
Poor John.

13 Dec 2012 02:17 PM
d23    [TotalFark]  
You can make a lot of money on fradulent, corporate, propritary piece-of-trash software.

McAfee, SAP, Microsoft, etc...

13 Dec 2012 02:18 PM
drake113     
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13 Dec 2012 02:21 PM
Popcorn Johnny     
I want to party with this dude.

13 Dec 2012 02:21 PM
redsquid     

d23: You can make a lot of money on fradulent, corporate, propritary piece-of-trash software.

McAfee, SAP, Microsoft, etc...


Yeah and you could use that monee to bie a dikshiary.

13 Dec 2012 02:23 PM
GRCooper     

Popcorn Johnny: I want to party with this dude.


I want to party with him last year

13 Dec 2012 02:24 PM
spicorama     
As someone that has actually been to Belize I can tell you he might not be crazy to fear for his life, if he pissed off some government officials... its one of the most corrupt countries in the world...
If you have money you can literally get away with murder (and a lot worst...)

/getting a kick
//girls are hot, but too much aids risk imho

13 Dec 2012 02:25 PM
Jon iz teh kewl     

St_Francis_P: Never harsh enough to make up for his crappy software.


thread done

13 Dec 2012 02:26 PM
Elegy     
Moar McAfee stories, moar!

/two updates a day is not enough!

13 Dec 2012 02:27 PM
mod3072     
How does a guy who founds a company as big as McAfee only end up with $20 million?

13 Dec 2012 02:29 PM
doczoidberg     
I feel kind of sorry for him.

The dude had it made -- 20 million bucks...a 17 year old girlfriend???

Now it's gone, all gone.

Hell, I've utterly thrown away my life in the last six months, but my losses pale in comparison to his.

...Actually, now that I think about it, McAfee's story is making me want to kill myself just a little bit less....

13 Dec 2012 02:31 PM
Jon iz teh kewl     

mod3072: How does a guy who founds a company as big as McAfee only end up with $20 million?


didn't he buy $800 million worth of "bath salts"??

13 Dec 2012 02:31 PM
St_Francis_P     

mod3072: How does a guy who founds a company as big as McAfee only end up with $20 million?


His computer got a bunch of viruses & hackers got his money.

13 Dec 2012 02:31 PM
darth_badger     

mod3072: How does a guy who founds a company as big as McAfee only end up with $20 million?


He has a 17 and 20 year old girlfriend.

13 Dec 2012 02:31 PM
natas6.0    [TotalFark]  
someone is suspected of poisoning his dogs
that someone dies

what's the big deal, beyotch

-seriously, why move to belize?
bad call, man

13 Dec 2012 02:33 PM
andyofne    [TotalFark]  

natas6.0: someone is suspected of poisoning his dogs
that someone dies

what's the big deal, beyotch

-seriously, why move to belize?
bad call, man


So.... whom ever poisoned his dogs also killed his neighbor?

13 Dec 2012 02:38 PM
Maxor     

mod3072: How does a guy who founds a company as big as McAfee only end up with $20 million?


A few reasons,

1. He sold out fairly early with most of the McAfee stuff in the 1995 time frame. He got a nice payday but it wasn't Billions or even in the hundred million range probably more like 30-45 million though with his personal fortune from various compensation he was in the 60 to 70 mill in total worth as well as making some nice cash from early instant messenger licenses and patents. Also for the longest after he left McAfee wasn't the company name it was Network associates

2. He lived extravagantly, and didn't always make the soundest of investments.

3. He actually tends to relatively regularly found and spin other venture companies.

4. He got hit and hit hard by both the 2000 and 2008 financial crunches.

5. He had alot / most of his remaining personal assests tied up in quorum the biomed he was playing with in Belize.

6. He has spent a ton in various legal things over the past decade or so.

7. I'd actually call 20 million generous at the moment if he had to raise cash and you gave him a 3 month window I'd be surprised to see more than 3 to 5 come out of that and afterward he wouldn't be holding anything.

Right now there are a bunch of assets that are in his name that aren't leveraged that he doesn't have real control over, he's going to be comfortable, but either his lifestyle for the next couple of years tames way down, or he's going to end up broke in a nursing home.

13 Dec 2012 02:42 PM
justanotherfarkinfarker     
For the money and land I'm guessing that will go to the gov and some to the estate of the guy that is dead after they sue him.
The girls with go with the next rich white guy.

13 Dec 2012 02:43 PM
MOGGEE    [TotalFark]  
I wonder what a milionaire's 20 & 17 year old girlfriends might look like. Perhaps some helpful pictures ...

13 Dec 2012 02:45 PM
cryinoutloud     
I don't feel sorry for him about anything. He's not an idiot, he has or had tons of money, and he's lived his life just as he wanted to do. Tough shiat if he screwed it all up. He's not a child or a young guy sowing some wild oats--he wanted to do things just the way he did them.

Also he's a media whore and I can't stand people like that.

13 Dec 2012 02:45 PM
tennyson     
Without the $20M he wouldn't have had the girlfriends long.

13 Dec 2012 02:51 PM
Cybernetic     
So, apparently, the age of consent in Belize is 17, or possibly lower.

13 Dec 2012 02:54 PM
CujoQuarrel     
Is the 20 mill all of his money or only what he had in Belize.

If I had that king of money it would never get near any 3rd world corrupt country. Just put it in a bunch of international banks.

13 Dec 2012 02:55 PM
St_Francis_P     

Cybernetic: So, apparently, the age of consent in Belize is 17, or possibly lower.


It's a sliding scale depending on how much money you have.

13 Dec 2012 02:56 PM
TheGreatGazoo     
Back in the day I used to go to ftp.mcafee.com and the antivirus software was free for home use. Seemed to run fine and if it found something it would pop up a little tsr message and tell you it saved the day.

13 Dec 2012 02:56 PM
WanPhat     

spicorama: As someone that has actually been to Belize I can tell you he might not be crazy to fear for his life, if he pissed off some government officials... its one of the most corrupt countries in the world...
If you have money you can literally get away with murder (and a lot worst...)

/getting a kick
//girls are hot, but too much aids risk imho


I'm a part-time resident of Belize. There is corruption but they are way way down the list of most corrupt countries. He's much more likely to be killed by the crooks he associated with than the mostly apathetic police.

13 Dec 2012 02:57 PM
jbuist     

Cybernetic: So, apparently, the age of consent in Belize is 17, or possibly lower.


It's 16. 14 if you're married to them.

13 Dec 2012 02:57 PM
fanbladesaresharp     

mod3072: How does a guy who founds a company as big as McAfee only end up with $20 million?


Who knows. The weed growers in my part bring in much, much more than that and they don't write software at all. Hell some of them can barely count their toes and get the same number twice, but they're getting paid.

13 Dec 2012 03:01 PM
triptheory     

d23: You can make a lot of money on fradulent, corporate, propritary piece-of-trash software.

McAfee, SAP, Microsoft, etc...


As someone who is currently dealing with SAP implementation, I'm definitely NOT getting a kick out of this comment.

13 Dec 2012 03:05 PM
OgreMagi     
I'm disappointed with the lack of pictures of said girlfriends.

13 Dec 2012 03:08 PM
amindtat     
Elegy:/two updates a day is not enough!

That's exactly how McAfee feels about VirusScan.

13 Dec 2012 03:08 PM
madcan34     
He may have left a lot of money behind but he has a fortune ahead of him - book and movie deals alone are going to fetch him quite a tidy sum.

13 Dec 2012 03:09 PM
hundreddollarman    [TotalFark]  
When does his free 30-day trial start?

13 Dec 2012 03:18 PM
Ambitwistor     

MOGGEE: I wonder what a milionaire's 20 & 17 year old girlfriends might look like. Perhaps some helpful pictures ...


Here's the 20-year-old:

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13 Dec 2012 03:20 PM
monoski     

GRCooper: Popcorn Johnny: I want to party with this dude.

I want to party with him last year


Next party sounds like an all male event behind bars

13 Dec 2012 03:20 PM
SkunkWerks     
These articles keep missing the only salient point o be made in all this, and that is: McAfee sucks.

13 Dec 2012 03:22 PM
fanbladesaresharp     

Ambitwistor: MOGGEE: I wonder what a milionaire's 20 & 17 year old girlfriends might look like. Perhaps some helpful pictures ...

Here's the 20-year-old:

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Jesus....who is recycling who, or about too?

13 Dec 2012 03:26 PM
ShannonKW     
Easy come, easy go.

13 Dec 2012 03:29 PM
electronicmaji     
Call me when they figure out what happened to Ed Norton.

13 Dec 2012 03:30 PM
neenerist     

Ambitwistor: Here's the 20-year-old:


the '20'-year-old.

13 Dec 2012 03:41 PM
Igor Jakovsky     

amindtat: Elegy:/two updates a day is not enough!

That's exactly how McAfee feels about VirusScan.


Its on my office pc at work. Two updates is no lie. Twice a day my computer pretty much grinds to a halt.

13 Dec 2012 03:47 PM
kg2095     

neenerist: Ambitwistor: Here's the 20-year-old:

the '20'-year-old.


Does she have a mustache?

13 Dec 2012 03:50 PM
Marine1     

GRCooper: Popcorn Johnny: I want to party with this dude.

I want to party with him last year


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"I lost my fortune and allegedly murdered a guy in South America, which, I admit, is both bogus and sad... but I have a lot of drugs, and I still know how to party!"

13 Dec 2012 03:50 PM
theflatline    [TotalFark]  
The USA has extratorial laws, when you are out of the country you need to diddle 18 and over. Anything under 18 you get rumbled for jailbait when you get home.

It does not matter what the local age of consent is.

13 Dec 2012 03:53 PM
Popcorn Johnny     

jbuist: It's 16. 14 if you're married to them.


Interesting

13 Dec 2012 04:00 PM
ltdanman44     
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this thread is lacking pics

13 Dec 2012 04:03 PM
theflatline    [TotalFark]  

jbuist: Cybernetic: So, apparently, the age of consent in Belize is 17, or possibly lower.

It's 16. 14 if you're married to them.


If you are from Belize. US citizens can only bang 18 year olds when out of the country, or stand trial when they get home, look it up.

13 Dec 2012 04:03 PM
mjohnson71     

theflatline: jbuist: Cybernetic: So, apparently, the age of consent in Belize is 17, or possibly lower.

It's 16. 14 if you're married to them.

If you are from Belize. US citizens can only bang 18 year olds when out of the country, or stand trial when they get home, look it up.


What about underage ladyboys when visiting the Dominican Republic? Just askin' for a friend.
-Rush Limbaugh

13 Dec 2012 04:08 PM
EdNortonsTwin     

electronicmaji: Call me when they figure out what happened to Ed Norton.


waves

13 Dec 2012 04:10 PM
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