Ex-MLB Star Dykstra Indicted For Bankruptcy Fraud

Law360, New York (May 6, 2011, 9:55 PM EDT) -- Lenny Dykstra, a former all-star center fielder with the New York Mets and the Philadelphia Phillies, was indicted in California on Friday on bankruptcy fraud charges for allegedly selling items from his $18 million mansion.

A federal grand jury indicted Dykstra, whose nickname during his ballplaying days was Nails, on 13 counts of fraud, obstruction of justice, concealing property from the bankruptcy estate, embezzlement and making false statements in bankruptcy court.

The indictment follows the former baseball player's arrest in Los Angeles County last month for...
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