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Lenny Dykstra Arrested For Grand Theft, Charged With Embezzlement

Lenny Dykstra has had a rough couple of days to say the least. On Wednesday, Dysktra was charged with embezzling from a bankruptcy estate, a charge that carries a jail sentence of up to five years. Dykstra, who filed for bankruptcy in 2009, was caught allegedly selling off assets that he claimed not to have.

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Federal prosecutors contend that after filing, Dykstra hid, sold or destroyed more than $400,000 worth of items from the $18.5 million mansion without permission of a bankruptcy trustee. The items allegedly ranged from sports memorabilia to a $50,000 sink. At one point, he sold "a truckload of furnishing and fixtures" for cash at a consignment store, according to a statement from the U.S. attorney’s office.

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On Thursday, Dykstra was arrested for grand theft on the suspicion that he was trying to buy a stolen car. That arrest was unrelated to the embezzlement charge from the previous day.

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