Former Pittsburgh Steeler Doctor Indicted on Steroid Distribution Charges

Dr. Richard Rydze, a former doctor for the Pittsburgh Steelers professional football team, was indicted on 185 counts involving the illegal distribution of anabolic steroids, human growth hormone and oxycodone in addition to healthcare fraud and obstruction of justice. [Read more…]


Former Philadelphia Cop Who Distributed Sciroxx Brand Steroids Pleads Guilty

Former Philadelphia Police Detective Keith Gidelson has pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to distribute anabolic steroids and human growth hormone. Gidelson imported and sold various types of performance-enhancing drugs including various steroids marketed under the Sciroxx brand label. The former cop was identified as the ringleader of a major anabolic steroid distribution ring based in the Philadelphia. [Read more…]


Operation Pangea V Seizes Steroid Pharmacy Website Domains

Interpol and the World Customs Organisation have spearheaded an international effort to shut down internet websites suspected of illegally selling anabolic steroids, erectile dysfunctions medications and diet pills. The crackdown occurred between September 25th and October 2, 2012. [Read more…]


StayMassive.com Ringleader Goes to Jail for Selling Steroids

Nicholas Boys was busted for selling anabolic steroids to customers around the world via websites that included StayMassive.com, AnabolicSteroidsOnline.com and MassFarmer.net. Bodybuilders Eric Rudanec and Mark Rossen helped Boys in the illicit steroid operation. Boys, Rudanec and Rossen all pleaded guilty to “conspiracy to supply class C drugs and prescription only drugs.” In addition, Boys pleaded guilty to “admitted producing anabolic steroids and unauthorised use of a trademark.” Boys was sentenced to a fifteen-month jail term while Rudanec and Rossen were given a six-month suspended sentence. [Read more…]


Small-Time Steroid Dealer Gets Three Years in Prison

An Oklahoma man who claimed to have manufactured anabolic steroids only for his own personal use and that of his friends was sentenced to 37 months in prison. John Isaac Hudelson pleaded guilty to two charges related to the importation and the manufacture of anabolic steroids in June 2012. United States District Judge Claire Eagan granted Hudelson a downward departure from the recommended sentencing guidelines which called for 46 to 57 months imprisonment. [Read more…]


Steroid Injections Lead to Spread of Deadly Illness in Tennessee – But It’s Not Anabolic Steroids

Steroid injections may have been responsible for an alarming outbreak of meningitis in Tennessee over the last several weeks. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has confirmed 14 cases. Two people are dead as a result with others in critical condition. It should be noted that the steroids involved were NOT anabolic steroids. This fact has not been explicitly stated in media accounts. [Read more…]


Bodybuilder-Powerlifter Andy Fiedler Sentenced to No Steroids and No Alcohol

Andy Fiedler, a former competitive powerlifter and national-level bodybuilder, was sentenced to five years of probation and 500 hours of community service for his involvement with anabolic steroids. United States District Judge Patrick J. Schiltz also prohibited Fiedler from drinking alcohol and using drugs (steroids) as a condition of his probation. But Fiedler was able to avoid imprisonment. [Read more…]


Supplement Stores and Pharmacies Illegally Selling Steroids Raided in India

Law enforcement officers from the Indian state of Kerala conducted surprise raids of several pharmacies and sports supplement stores suspecting of selling anabolic steroids to the local bodybuilding community. While the sale of anabolic steroids without a prescription is technically illegal, few controls exist to prevent the widespread diversion of steroid pharmaceutical products in India. [Read more…]


Steroids Are a Public Health Issue According to World Health Organization

The anti-doping movement scored a major victory after a representative from the World Health Organization (WHO) identified the use of anabolic steroids and human growth hormone (hGH) as a “public health issue”. Timothy Armstrong, a coordinator for WHO’s Department of Chronic Diseases and Health Promotion, made the anti-steroid proclamation at the “Doping as a Public Health Issue” symposium in Stockholm on September 22, 2012. [Read more…]


Don’t Speed with a Suspended License While in Possession of Anabolic Steroids

So you’re a bodybuilder who has decided to order anabolic steroids over the internet? You’ve paid your dues in the steroid source forums. You’ve done your due diligence and have found a good steroid source. Your place the order. You transfer the money via Western Union. And you receive a package containing few vials of steroids at the post office. No customs seizure. No tracking beacon. All you have to do is take your steroid booty home and begin your cycle. You are home free. Almost. [Read more…]