Matevz Karner

NAME: Matevz Karner
ALIASES: Unknown
DOB: July 19, 1978
POB: Slovenia
NATIONALITY: Slovenian
CITIZENSHIP: Slovenian
HEIGHT: 175 cm
WEIGHT: 82 kg
HAIR COLOR: Brown
EYE COLOR: Brown
SCARS, TATTOOS, OR MARKS: Unknown

Matevz Karner is a Slovenian drug trafficker allegedly responsible for the manufacture and distribution of hundreds of thousands dose units of anabolic steroids to the United States.  Mateva Karner, in collaboration with Mihael Karner (Matevz’s brother) and Alenka Karner (Matevz’s sister-in-law), the Karner organization uses a series of manufacturers, wholesalers, and re-packagers/shippers, based in multiple foreign countries, to control the manufacture and distribution of the steroids.  In addition, the Karner organization controls over 200 internet websites that are used to advertise and sell their steroids.  The Karner organization uses a complex scheme of corporate shells and associated bank accounts to transfer illicit proceeds that they receive from a variety of payment methods, including Western Union/MoneyGram, bank to bank wire transfers, and credit cards.

Matevz Karner is charged in a 2010 federal indictment in the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts for violations of Title 21, United States Code, Section 846 (conspiracy to distribute anabolic steroids); Title 21, United States Code, Section 963 (conspiracy to import anabolic steroids); and Title 18, United States Code, Section 1956(h) (conspiracy to launder money).

The United States Department of State is offering a REWARD OF UP TO $5 MILLION for information leading to the arrest and/or conviction of Matevz Karner.

If you have information and are located outside of the United States, please contact the nearest United States Embassy or Consulate.  If in the United States, please contact the local Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), or Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) office in your city.  Government officials and employees are not eligible for rewards.

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U.S. Department of State

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