3D printed gun maker Cody Wilson has fled the US for Taiwan after being charged with sexually assaulting a minor. On Wednesday, a warrant was issued for the 30-year-old's arrest>> We do know that based on the victim and investigation that he had sexual contact with a 16-year-old girl which in the state of Texas is illegal
>> According to investigators, Wilson messaged the young victim through a website called sugardaddymeet.com, and paid her $500 for sex. Now, police say, he's caught off light to Taiwan which doesn't have an extradition treaty with the US.>> We don't know why he went to Taiwan, but we do know before he left he was informed by a friend of the victim that she had spoken to police and police were investigating him for having sex with a minor.
>> Wilson sparked a legal battle in 2015 when he challenged a government ban on posting blueprints for 3D guns on the Internet for free. He claimed it infringed on his rights to free speech and to bear arms. Last month a US judge ordered him not to post the blueprints online.
Wilson is the founder of the group Defense Distributed which has since been charging for the 3D firearm designs and selling them on flash drives.>> I'm happy now at this point to become the iTunes of downloadable guns if I can't be the Napster.>> Wilson also created Hatreon, a now defunct website that allows neo-Nazis and other extremists to solicit crowdfunding online.