Record Steroid Bust in U.S.
The Drug Enforcement Agency says they have arrested 124 people and busted 56 labs in the biggest steroid investigation in U.S. history.
According to CNN.com, the investigation went of for 18 months under the code name "Operation Raw Deal." Arrests were made in 27 states. The DEA said they targeted, "traffickers who allegedly imported raw materials from China and used them to make anabolic steroids, human growth hormone and insulin growth factor."
Reuters.com reports that authorities seized 533 pounds of raw steroid powder. They also report that the charges said that worldwide manufactures of steroid ingredients marketed their products using Web sites and also gave advice on how to find steroids and how to manufacture steroids themselves.