Detained on Suspicion
Illegal pharmaceutical production facility was liquidated in Polish Bydgoszcz. Fourteen persons were detained on suspicion of involvement in activity of a criminal group involved in production and circulation of counterfeit steroids and drugs impoving potency.
The products manufactured at this first European illegal pharmaceutical production facility, did not comply with requirements and could threaten life and health of people.
According to TASS with a reference to the Principal Office of Investigations of the Police of Poland, the site was operating at rented warehouses. Ingredients for production were supplied from China through Greece, UK and Romania. Besides, 48 units of equipment for production of medicines and other equipment totaling to 4 mln zloty and finished products, as well as intermediate products amounting to 17 mln. zloty.