Feds Want 30 Months For Dykstra Over Bankruptcy Fraud

Law360, New York (November 19, 2012, 6:54 PM EST) -- U.S. prosecutors told a California federal court Thursday that a 30-month sentence was the minimum appropriate for former Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Lenny Dykstra's “brazen” bankruptcy fraud, even with his guilty plea.

According to the prosecutors’ sentencing brief, while there was no mandatory minimum sentence for Dykstra’s crimes, 30 months would be the lowest sentence that would satisfy the recommended federal guidelines, given the onetime ballplayer’s bankruptcy fraud, money laundering and lies to the judge and trustee in his bankruptcy proceedings, as well as his previous criminal...
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