As a result of the investigation, six federal arrest warrants and five federal search warrants were executed which yielded 9 kilograms of raw powder steroids, over 35,000 units of finished steroid units, laboratory production equipment, 14,000 fraudulent branding labels and boxes and more than $500,000 dollars in cash. The investigation was led by agents from HSI-Boston and was assisted by team members from the . Postal Inspection Service, and the Food and Drug Administration’s Office of Criminal Investigation, New York Field Office.
“One could not imagine how it has come to this. He had been abusing steroids for many years. They affect a person’s thinking. They make reckless thinking more likely. This behaviour was out of character for him.” Judge Gerard O’Brien said he could understand that the defendant and his family would want finality in the case. However, he said it was important that the court would have more background information on the accused and what options were there for the future. To that end, the judge said he would direct a probation report and adjourn sentencing until June 15.