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    Operation Jerome nets online steroid dealer

    A Yaphank man faces 10 charges of drug trafficking and possession for selling illegal anabolic steroids online with a street value of $1 million, Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas and U.S. Postal Service officials announced Tuesday.

    Christopher Camacho, 43, used the dark web to sell trenbolone ethanate, an anabolic steroid and Schedule II controlled substance, to undercover law-enforcement officers in exchange for Bitcoin currency, Singas said. Camacho used the Postal Service to mail the anabolic steroids to customers across the country, according to Singas.

    Trenbolene enanthate is a powerful steroid popular with athletes and bodybuilders. It was originally marketed as a veterinary drug used to build muscle mass in cattle.

    "This high-tech operation stopped the alleged trafficking of illicit steroids through the dark web, tracing hard-to-track cryptocurrency back to this defendant," she said.

    Camacho was charged with five counts of fifth-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance and five counts of fifth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. He was arraigned Tuesday before Nassau County District Judge Karen Moroney and released to pretrial services. He was not required to post bond but will likely be monitored before trial, a spokeswoman for the district attorney’s office said.

    Suffolk police, the county's district attorney's office and the NYPD all assisted in the investigation, Singas said.

    Camacho is scheduled to return to court on Dec. 23. He was represented at arraignment by Legal Aid of Nassau County, which did not immediately return a request for comment.

    Officials said Camacho received drugs from China and California, and has sent more than 1,700 packages nationwide since Jan. 1.

    Investigators seized more than $86,000 and vials of the drugs with an estimated street value of $1 million after executing a search warrant at Camacho’s home Monday. Eight guns were also seized, authorities said.

    Camacho faces up to 2 1/2 years in prison if convicted on all counts. The investigation is ongoing, Singas’ office said, and additional charges are likely.

    Camacho was arrested as part of "Operation Jerome," named to honor Nassau police Det. Investigator Jason Jerome, who died in May. Jerome, 44, started the investigation and was an expert in the investigation of financial and tax crimes as well as identity theft.

    "We remember him as an extraordinary colleague who cared deeply for victims and worked late into the night to recoup their stolen money using his sophisticated computer skills," Singas said. "We miss his smile, tenacity, enthusiasm, friendliness and sense of humor."

    Source: newsday.com/long-island/crime/yaphank-anabolic-steroids-nassau-county-district-attorney-madeline-singas-1.50093310

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    This is, and maybe isn't, sorta off topic, but I couldn't ignore the coincidence here. I haven't seen the name Rick Collins mentioned on the few boards I visit in years, but he used to have the reputation of being THE lawyer you'd want if you were ever busted for PED reasons. Turns out the defendant in this case is from the same county as Rick Collins' office ... might be a stroke of good luck there. Putting a link here for those who are, or may ever be, interested. I've never had anything to do with him, this is just passing on (old) board-gossip rather than a personal recommendation. Think he used to consult with your own lawyer near or far if you ever had any suspicions that your guy was not up to the task.

    https://www.rickcollins.com

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    But you can legally have crack in Oregon! The world is so ****ed up

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    Originally Posted by Blacktail View Post
    But you can legally have crack in Oregon! The world is so ****ed up
    Guess I'll have to give Portland a shot

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    Originally Posted by thepeoplespamp View Post
    Guess I'll have to give Portland a shot
    Please don’t come here! We already have too many whacko Californians that moved here already.

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    A waste of law enforcement assets if you ask me.
    rather them focus on people selling/manufacturing meth, heroin you know the harmful drugs or even online child porn, sexual trafficking where there is an actual victim.

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    Originally Posted by thepeoplespamp View Post
    Guess I'll have to give Portland a shot
    Portland is a shit hole right now. I'm from Eugene and I wouldn't touch Portland if I was paid too.
    Sometimes I park in handicapped spaces
    While handicapped people make handicapped faces

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    Booooo!

    But it kinda is right now.

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    Originally Posted by FlyingPapaya View Post
    Portland is a shit hole right now. I'm from Eugene and I wouldn't touch Portland if I was paid too.
    So that’s why your so weird

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    Originally Posted by mugzy View Post
    Eight guns were also seized, authorities said.
    They so badly want to associate the selling of gear with violent crime. Those guns could have been all be obtained legally and he could have all the required permits but they just have to put this in to show how the world is now a safer place.
    Hard work beats talent when talent doesn’t work hard.

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    Originally Posted by snake View Post
    They so badly want to associate the selling of gear with violent crime. Those guns could have been all be obtained legally and he could have all the required permits but they just have to put this in to show how the world is now a safer place.
    I’m amazed at how many weed arrests in ATL also point out how the person had a friggin handgun.
    Like, duh, they’re selling weed. Of course they have a gun for their own protection.

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    If it's a federal case the gun adds an automatic 5 years to the sentence. It is called a gun enhancement. The idea is you were using the gun to protect the drugs. Permit or no permit it don't matter. You are better off getting robbed than getting caught selling with a gun.

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