A Nixa, Missouri, man has been sentenced in federal court for his role in a conspiracy to smuggle anabolic steroids from the Peoples Republic of China.

This was announced by Matt J. Whitworth, Acting United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri.

Mikal Gunn Schrage, 30, of Nixa, was sentenced by U.S. Chief District Judge Fernando J. Gaitan for smuggling anabolic steroids from China and selling them over the Internet to customers in the United States, as well as to a related money-laundering conspiracy.