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Steroid Seller Who Turned in Father Strikes Deal

Eight years after it began with a Food and Drug Administration raid on a Deerfield Beach company, the  PowerMedica case is over.

The former CEO of the company, Daniel L. Dailey, is facing a shorter prison sentence for helping the feds convict his own father, a doctor and a dentist, the South Florida Sun-Sentinel reported (Editor's note: Article may be blocked by paywall)

The defendants admitted that PowerMedica illegally sold anabolic steroids and human growth hormones (hGH) to thousands nationwide for athletic enhancement, body building, and "anti-aging," an FDA press release said.

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