Taiwan – -(AmmoLand.com)- Taiwanese authorities have arrested and jailed Cody Wilson the owner of a Defense Distributed the Texas company that sells the data files for printable 3-D-printed guns.
Cody Wilson is suspected of having sex with a 16-year-old Texas minor that he met through an online dating website.
The Taiwan National Immigration Agency said Cody Wilson was arrested Friday, September 19th, 2018, at a Taipei hotel after the U.S. government voided his passport.
Taiwanese immigration officials now are negotiating with the American embassy in Taipei on how to proceed on deporting Wilson to the United States, a spokesman for the local immigration agency said.
Because Cody Wilson’s U.S. passport is now invalid, he has no legal basis to stay in Taiwan under local laws, the agency said in a statement.
Washington and Taipei do not have an extradition treaty that would facilitate a deportation, but the two governments do cooperate on security issues, and U.S. relations with Taiwan have improved under President Trump.
“Our agency will coordinate with the American Institute in Taiwan [acting as U.S. embassy] to arrange for the travel documents to be issued as soon as possible and arrange …Read the Rest