Men jailed after attempting to import 40kg of testosterone into Australia

Two men have been jailed for two years over the illegal importation of 40kg of performance enhancing drugs into Darwin International Airport.

The 40-year-old and 43-year-old, both from Sydney, today pleaded guilty in the Darwin Supreme Court.

The pair were caught after arriving into Darwin on a flight from East Timor on 10 February 2016.


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Their luggage was x-rayed, with Australian Border Force officers locating 40 foil packages inside. Testing confirmed the packages contained a combined 39kg of testosterone enanthate and one kilogram of methandienone.

Two men jailed over testosterone import into Darwin Airport.

Source: The Australian Department of Immigration and Border Protection Service Image Library

ABF acting general commander Matt Stock said the sentence was a great result for investigators.

 “These products are often cheap and easy to purchase overseas, but can have serious health impacts on users. This is a significant amount of potentially dangerous goods that we have stopped from reaching the community”.

Two men jailed over testosterone import into Darwin Airport.

Source: The Australian Department of Immigration and Border Protection Service Image Library

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