Man responsible for shipping steroids to the UK as part of the ‘world’s most prolific’ smuggling gang facing jail
One of the world’s most prolific anabolic steroid smuggling gangs has been smashed following a major investigation.
Gurjaipal Dhillon, 65, of Southall, west London, acted as a fixer for the group – arranging dozens of unlicensed shipments of drugs from India into Europe.
National Crime Agency agents believe the group, that was headed by Jacob Sporon-Fiedler, the CEO of an Indian-based pharmaceutical firm, have smuggled more than 40 tonnes of illicit anabolic steroids into the UK.
The NCA investigation began in 2014, following a seizure of around 300 kilos of the class C regulated drug by Border Force officers at Heathrow Airport.
The load was destined for an address in Belfast.
Dhillon was found guilty of conspiring to import a Class C drug on Thursday following a six week trial at the Old Bailey…….read more
Source: The Telegraph