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Once a Big Fan, John McAfee Won’t Touch Cryptocurrency ICOs Now Because of SEC ‘Threats’

June 19, 2018

Via: Fortune

John McAfee, of McAfee antivirus software fame, is turning his back on ICOs.

Once a promoter of cryptocurrencies and initial coin offerings, McAfee took to Twitter Tuesday to explain why he would no longer recommend ICOs.

Replying to a Twitter user who asked McAfee to “advise on the next best ICO to invest,” he wrote that he was “no longer working with ICOs” nor would he recommend them, citing unspecified “threats” from the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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