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Former MLB star and apparent hard ass criminal Lenny Dykstra was given 20 YEARS in prison today … on top of the three he was already serving.
Dykstra pleaded guilty in federal court to bankruptcy fraud, concealment of assets and money laundering following his unreal arrest late last year.
“Nails” had been accused of filing for bankruptcy, then illegally hiding and selling up to $400,000 worth of possessions stashed inside his mansion.
Dykstra’s sentencing is scheduled for December 3.
Dykstra has already been behind bars since March. He is currently serving three years for grand theft autoMore >
Disgraced former baseball star Lenny Dykstra on Monday was sentenced to three years in a California state prison after pleading no contest to grand theft auto.
Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Cynthia Ulfig sentenced Dykstra to hard time after refusing to allow the 49-year-old to withdraw his no contest plea.
Ulfig said the scam to lease cars from dealerships by providing fraudulent information and claiming credit through sham businesses showed sophisticated planning.
Dykstra has had a series of legal woes in a post-career downward spiral that has included a stint at a sober livingMore >
Already facing a host of felony embezzlement charges, former baseball star Lenny Dykstra has now been charged with indecent exposure, as well.
The allegation? Whipping out his wang for women he met on Craigslist.
According to officials, Len went to Craigslist posting ads for a personal assistant or housekeeping service, then pulled the ol’ dong-bait-and-switch.
Lenny’s nickname was “Nails.” Insert bad joke here.
When the women arrived, Dykstra would “inform the women that the job also required them to give a massage and would expose himself to them.”
Pretty standard procedure, isn’t it?More >
Former MLB star Lenny Dykstra was just formally charged with multiple felonies this afternoon. We’re talking 23 felony offenses for those keeping score.
The L.A. County D.A. is accusing Dykstra of auto theft, identity theft, filing false financial statements, possession of cocaine and Ecstasy, and so on.
The D.A. says police found coke, Ecstasy, as well as Somatropin – a synthetic human growth hormone – in the former ballplayer’s home April 14.
Law enforcement sources report that it was a small amount of coke and Ecstasy for “personal use,” not distribution. Phew, he’s totally off theMore >