The defendant came to the attention of Customs following attempts to import goods suspected of being prohibited. After receiving a warning from Customs, the defendant arranged for the further importation of 4 quantities of anabolic/androgenic substances in 3 consignments from China. These consignments were addressed to false names and delivered to the business address of the defendant’s own company.
The consignments contained:
- 223.7g of pure Nandrolone Decanoate in powder and liquid form – estimated value $15,000 to $37,000;
- 408.59g of pure Testosterone Enanthate in white powder form – estimated value $21,000 - $53,000; and
- 267g of pure Stanozolol and 244.73g of pure Testosterone Propionate concealed amongst 15 computer cables – estimated value $43,000 to $105,000.
The defendant pleaded guilty to 4 counts of importing Tier 1 goods (anabolic or androgenic substances) without approval pursuant to section 233BAA(4) of the Customs Act 1901 and was sentenced to 6 months imprisonment to be released forthwith to be of good behaviour for 2 years.