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MIAMI (CBSMiami/AP) — A South Florida man who authorities said admitted to working as a black market chemist pleaded guilty to federal charges in connection to Major League Baseball’s scandal over performance enhancing drugs.

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Brazilian citizen Paulo Berejuk pleaded guilty Thursday to conspiracy to distribute testosterone. Investigators say Berejuk was the main supplier for Anthony Bosch, who ran the now-closed Biogenesis of America clinic that supplied banned substances to MLB players and other athletes.

Berejuk faces a reduced prison sentence of up to three years because he agreed to cooperate with prosecutors. The maximum sentence is 10 years.

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Bosch previously pleaded guilty and is awaiting sentencing. Several others are charged in the case, including Yuri Sucart, a cousin of New York Yankees star Alex Rodriguez. Rodriguez has admitted to using substances supplied by Bosch.

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