He did indeed drop of the face of the earth, but recently I discovered the following news about him. Looks like the government got him for failing to report his bank accounts in Asia, which US citizens are required to do. It's a strange feeling. I remember reading one of his blog articles in which he mentioned stopping by Hong Kong to create a bank account. Sad how things panned out for him.
The author of several tax-dodging guides agreed to pay more than half a million dollars in penalties for failing to report overseas bank accounts he maintained in Asia, according to documents filed in federal court.
Federal Tax Suits: Taxes (US Plaintiff or Defendant) case filed on December 7, 2021 in the Texas Northern District Court