Mohammed Afzal, 39, of Belgrave Road in Slough was sentenced to two years in prison in November 2019 after being found guilty of conspiring to manufacture anabolic steroids.
He was one of five men convicted after a National Crime Agency (NCA) investigation, which began in 2014, revealed illegal shipments totalling around 42 tonnes linked to the group.
The raw powder would be shipped by an Indian-based pharmaceutical company to
Afzal initially claimed to only have around £100,000 in assets, but NCA financial investigators uncovered a series of property and crypto-currency investments he made, often involving third parties in an effort to disguise them.
On Friday, a judge at the Central Criminal Court made a Proceeds of Crime Act confiscation order for Afzal’s assets worth £9.825 million.
This includes portfolios containing around £7.5 million in cryptocurrency, Afzal’s share in property investments in Berkshire and London worth around £1 million, and a Mercedes GLS SUV.