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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of South Carolina

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, August 14, 2017

Hearing Set for Khleborod and Barrero in Federal Court

Columbia, South Carolina-------United States Attorney Beth Drake announced today that a hearing for Theodore Vitaliy Khleborod, age 28, and Ana Milena Barrero, age 24, has been set for Thursday morning, August 17, 2017, at 10:00 A.M. in the federal courthouse in Greenville.  Khleborod and Barrero have been charged in a multi-count, superseding indictment with conspiring to possess with the intent to distribute numerous drugs, including fentanyl and U-47700. 

The case was investigated by Special Agents with ICE-Homeland Security Investigations, Border Enforcement Security Task Force (BEST), the United States Postal Inspection Service, the Drug Enforcement Administration, the Greenville County Sheriff’s Office, the Greenville Police Department, and the Spartanburg County Sheriff’s Office.  

Assistant United States Attorney Andy Moorman, Deputy Criminal Chief for the Narcotics Division, is prosecuting the case.

The United States Attorney stated that all charges are merely accusations and that the defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

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Topic(s): 
Drug Trafficking
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Contact: 
Andy Moorman (864) 282-2100
Updated August 14, 2017