Luxury cars, cash seized as police probe alleged steroid-trafficking ring in Melbourne

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Luxury cars and almost $1m cash has been seized in Melbourne as a business owner was arrested for allegedly selling steroids and prescription medication.

Police swooped on two properties in Melbourne’s north on Thursday morning, allegedly locating a “significant quantity” of illegal medication, including steroids and human growth hormones.

Police allege the Melbourne Sports Medicine and Anti-Aging Science clinic in Moonee Ponds was selling prescription medication without a licence, according to the Herald Sun.

A Victoria Police spokeswoman said the search warrants were the result of a five-month investigation by the Fawkner Divisional Response Unit.

At a second property in Somerton, about 20km north, police seized $950,000 and 17 luxury cars, arresting a 54-year-old man.

Footage of the vehicles, including two Lamborghinis, a Porsche, six Holden Toranas including a VK SS Peter Brock and a Corvette, being towed from the factory was shared publicly by Victoria Police.

Police will allege the vehicles, estimated to be worth $4m, were purchased using the proceeds of crime.

The alleged business owner was charged with offences including trafficking a commercial quantity of prescription drugs and dealing with property suspected of being the proceeds of crime.

He is expected to appear in the Melbourne Magistrates’ Court on Friday.

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