FBI: Toledo plastic surgeon drugged, filmed, had sex with women without their consent

Toledo-based plastic surgeon Dr. Manish Gupta was booked at Lucas County Jail on Friday afternoon. (Image Courtesy: WTOL)

TOLEDO, Ohio (WTOL) — Toledo-based plastic surgeon Dr. Manish Gupta was booked at Lucas County Jail on Friday afternoon after being arrested for illegally dispensing controlled substances, aggravated sexual abuse, and sex trafficking.

Dr. Gupta is a board-certified plastic surgeon and medical doctor licensed by the State of Ohio and Michigan.

2020年欧预赛赛程He is the current owner of Artisan Cosmetic Surgery with two offices in Ohio and one in Michigan.

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According to a court filing in U.S. District Court, an investigation into Gupta began in January 2019 alleging that he improperly drugged and performed sex acts on an adult female high-end escort in 2016 while Gupta was in Los Angeles.

2020年欧预赛赛程The woman believes Gupta had drugged her to the point of unconsciousness.

The filing says the woman later took a purchased at-home drug test that tested positive for benzodiazepine, a psychoactive medication also known as tranquilizers.

Investigators obtained records from the Rape Treatment Center at the UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica where the woman underwent a rape exam.

2020年欧预赛赛程The court filing says the woman then went online to find that multiple other women had claimed to have been drugged, raped, and likely video-recorded by Gupta.

In addition, according to the FBI, in 2014, an employee for Gupta found multiple SD cards containing videos of Gupta having sex with women who appeared to be unconscious.

The employee gave the content to another individual who then provided them to the FBI.

2020年欧预赛赛程A federal search warrant was executed on March 6th, 2020 for Gupta's residence, personal vehicle, and his two Lucas County offices where sex toys, camera equipment, SD cards, and a large amount of controlled substances were discovered in Gupta's private office.

Based on this information, a warrant was issued for Gupta's arrest.

2020年欧预赛赛程Gupta has offices in Toledo, Oregon, and Taylor, MI.