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    3D Gun Advocate Accused of Sex With Minor Freed on Bond
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    Cody Wilson, with Defense Distributed, holds a 3D-printed gun called the Liberator at his shop, Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018, in Austin, Texas.

    The owner of a Texas company that sells plans to make untraceable 3-D printed guns is free on bond after being accused by authorities of having sex with an underage girl.

    Jail records show 30-year-old Cody Wilson was freed Sunday evening from the Harris County Jail in Houston after posting a $150,000 bond.

    Wilson was brought back to the U.S. after being arrested in Taiwan following accusations he paid a 16-year-old girl $500 to have sex with her in Austin. He was arrested Friday in Taiwan.

    Wilson's attorney, Samy Khalil, said in a statement Sunday night that the focus is on preparing Wilson's defense.

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    Future court hearings will be in Austin.

    Wilson owns Austin-based Defense Distributed, which was selling designs to make 3D-printable guns.

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