Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Unlicensed Drugs Found in Raid

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Unlicensed Drugs Found in Raid

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UNLICENSED medicines including erectile dysfunction drugs, hair loss pills and steroids were seized in police raids.

Officers from the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) raided five locations across Bolton on Wednesday morning and took the drugs.

The MHRA carried out the warrants as part of an investigation into a suspected network of illegal drug selling worth millions of pounds.

Investigators seized a large amount of prescription only medicine, including erectile dysfunction medication, hair loss medication and steroids among their haul.

They also seized medicine used to treat sleep disorder narcolepsy.

Four people were arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to supply medicines, Class C controlled drugs and money laundering.

The suspects were taken into custody and are currently being questioned by MHRA investigators. …

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