Ignacio Santoyo—an alleged Mexican human trafficker said to have blackmailed and sexually exploited 2,000 women—was captured after authorities tracked the Bitcoin (BTC) that he used to launder his ill-gotten gains.
On May 16 at around 3 p.m., reports surfaced that crypto wildman John McAfee had been arrested in the Bahamas. “Developing events have made it necessary for John McAfee to go dark. Please be advised that this account will be operated by staff until further notice. More details will be released in time,” he said in a statement via Twitter just before noon.