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John McAfee, founder of McAfee Associates Inc. and chief cybersecurity visionary at MGT Capital Investments Inc., listens during a Bloomberg Television interview on the sidelines of the Shape the Future: Blockchain Global Summit in Hong Kong, China, on Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017. Photo: Anthony Kwan/Bloomberg

Prosecutors in the Southern District of New York on Friday announced an indictment charging John David McAfee, the founder of the McAfee antivirus software company, and one of his associates with fraud related to cryptocurrency schemes.

The fraud case, which allegedly involves more than $13 million, is the latest in a string of legal difficulties for the 75-year-old McAfee, who has not been associated with the company that bears his name since the 1990s.

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Jane Wester

Jane Wester is a litigation reporter for the New York Law Journal. Email her at [email protected] or find her on Twitter @janewester.

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