Hollywood Woman and TV Actor Charged with Participating in Home-Delivery Drug Trafficking Ring that Led to Fatal Fentanyl Overdose | USAO-CDCA

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          LOS ANGELES – A Koreatown guy is scheduled to be arraigned this afternoon just after currently being arrested Saturday on federal expenses alleging he worked with a Hollywood lady who ran a drug-delivery procedure that in a person incident sold counterfeit oxycodone tablets that contains fentanyl that resulted in […]

          LOS ANGELES – A Koreatown guy is scheduled to be arraigned this afternoon just after currently being arrested Saturday on federal expenses alleging he worked with a Hollywood lady who ran a drug-delivery procedure that in a person incident sold counterfeit oxycodone tablets that contains fentanyl that resulted in a lethal opioid overdose.

          Mucktarr Kather Sei, 36, whose phase title is Kather Sei, was charged in a federal grand jury indictment returned February 24. The indictment alleges that Sei sent fentanyl-laced supplements that led to the dying of a Beverly Hills man in late 2020.

          The next defendant in this circumstance who allegedly orchestrated the drug-shipping and delivery company – Mirela Todorova, also recognised as “Mimi,” 33, of Hollywood – is presently staying held without having bond soon after remaining billed past yr for possession with intent to distribute cocaine and MDMA (generally termed ecstasy). Todorova – who holds United States, Bulgarian, and Canadian citizenship – also is scheduled to surface in court docket this afternoon for a standing conference in her scenario.

          Todorova and Sei are billed with one particular count of conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute controlled substances resulting in dying, and a single count of distribution of fentanyl ensuing in loss of life. The 4-rely superseding indictment submitted last week also charges Todorova with the two earlier alleged drug counts stemming from the seizure of cocaine and MDMA at her home in March 2021.

          According to the indictment, Todorova furnished cellphones and narcotics – which include counterfeit oxycodone pills that contained fentanyl – to Sei and other motorists to aid the supply of prescription drugs to buyers across Los Angeles County and in other places. Todorova also delivered medicines herself and gave Sei keys to her Hollywood apartment so Sei could entry medication when Todorova frequented Mexico, where by she continued to regulate her drug procedure though tending to her pet jaguar, “Princess.”

          On November 15 and 16, 2020, immediately after a 37-yr-aged man positioned orders for oxycodone pills to Todorova’s mobile phone amount, Sei allegedly sent pills laced with fentanyl that triggered the man’s deadly overdose in his Beverly Hills house. As element of that transaction, Sei termed the gentleman from a mobile phone that Todorova supplied to aid drug revenue, the indictment alleges.

          In advance of and after the lethal overdose, other drug prospects elevated worries about the authenticity and basic safety of the oxycodone pills that Todorova and Sei allegedly distributed. Numerous months prior to the demise of the drug buyer in Beverly Hills, according to the indictment, yet another buyer texted Todorova, “Yo mimi the oxys are soiled.”

          To aid drug payments, Todorova gave Sei and her other drug supply motorists her electronic payment usernames this sort of as “$clubmimi,” “@clubmimi,” “@mimiclub,” and [email protected]

          An indictment contains allegations that a defendant has committed a criminal offense. Each defendant is presumed harmless right until and unless of course confirmed responsible further than a affordable question.

          The rates of conspiracy to distribute medications and drug distribution resulting in demise carry a obligatory bare minimum sentence of 20 several years in federal jail and a optimum sentence of everyday living imprisonment.

          Assistant United States Lawyers Patrick Castañeda and Jason C. Pang of the International Narcotics, Dollars Laundering, and Racketeering Part are prosecuting this circumstance.

          This situation is the end result of an investigation by the Los Angeles Law enforcement Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration’s Overdose Justice Job Pressure, which was made to deal with opioid-linked deaths in the higher Los Angeles area, most of which are triggered by the synthetic opioid fentanyl. Below the Overdose Justice program for the DEA’s Los Angeles Area Division, DEA brokers collaborate with community legislation enforcement to analyze proof to ascertain if there are conditions that may possibly lead to a federal prison prosecution, and, if so, proactively goal the drug trafficker.

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