DEA Arrests Alleged MLB PED Supplier

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MIAMI (CBSMiami/AP) – Another arrest has been made regarding the MLB drug scandal that originated in South Florida.

U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration agents on Tuesday arrested a South Florida man suspected of manufacturing and supplying banned performance-enhancing drugs to clinics that distributed them to Major League Baseball players and other athletes.

A DEA criminal complaint unsealed Tuesday charges Paulo Berejuk with conspiracy to distribute testosterone. An initial court hearing for Berejuk was delayed until Thursday, and his attorney and family members declined comment.

A DEA affidavit describes Berejuk as a “black market source” for testosterone to clinics whose customers included MLB players. The affidavit says Berejuk is a chemist who made the substances in his garage and was the initial main supplier to Anthony Bosch, former owner of the now-shuttered Biogenesis of America clinic in Coral Gables.

The arrest is the latest in the…

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