Sports drugs trafficking racket taken down


A criminal organisation which was producing and distributing illegal muscle-building drugs ‘on a large scale’ has been busted by the Guardia Civil and National Police.

A Guardia Civil spokesman said they were trafficking in SARMs (selective androgen receptor modulators), which are synthetic performance-enhancing drugs that are chemically similar to anabolic steroids.

The joint investigation was launched last year when the forces discovered the existence of a gang which was supplying the drugs, the sale of which is banned in Spain.

Full report in Friday’s Costa Blanca News

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