A pair of Instagram influencers had been caught with $3 million in cocaine packed into secret compartments of their SUV as they drove by means of Alabama earlier this month, authorities mentioned.
Racquelle Marie Dolores Anteola, a singer and rapper who goes by the identify Rahky on Instagram, the place she has 118,000 followers, and health entrepreneur Melissa Dufour, who peddles a clothes line known as Attractive Sweats to her greater than 10,000 followers, face a minimal 10 years behind bars on federal drug trafficking prices after their June 1 arrests.
Anteola and Dufour claimed they met up in Miami after which drove collectively to Houston for a home occasion the place they obtained “very drunk,” earlier than heading to Atlanta, in response to court docket papers.
They had been pulled over on Interstate 110 close to Cellular, Ala., for a site visitors violation when a Okay-9 indicated medication could be of their automobile, in response to court docket papers.
Cops combed by means of the Black Ford Expedition allegedly discovered a number of hidden compartments concealing 216 kilos of cocaine packed in 84 bundles, authorities mentioned.
The automotive had been modified to cover the medication, with the ground “lowered and welded again collectively” to make room for the illicit substances, prosecutors claimed within the Alabama Federal Courtroom submitting.
Current Instagram posts had been plagued by feedback from these taunting the pair for the costs.
“If that was 10 or 20 lbs, I’d be like ‘wow that’s loopy’ however 200 F–ING LBS ????” one individual remarked on Anteola’s account.
On Could 17, the health guru wrote, “They do not know who I’m turning into,” prompting somebody to quip, ‘This put up didn’t age properly!!!”