Former MLB star, Lenny Dykstra has been released from prison after serving 6.5 months for bankruptcy fraud. He was released from Victorville Federal Correctional Complex in California on Thursday.
Dykstra plead guilty to three counts stemming from his bankruptcy fraud case – one count of bankruptcy fraud, one count of concealment of assets, and one count of money laundering. He was sentenced last December.
Lenny Dykstra filed for bankruptcy in 2009 and was accused of illegally hiding and selling up to $400,000 worth of possessions inside his mansion. Some of those possessions included sports memorabilia, chandeliers, and even an oven. Beginning in March of last year, Dykstra had been serving a 3-year sentence for grand theft auto and falsifying financial statements. His sentences were then rolled into one and he got to serve them concurrently.
Lenny Dykstra is now on 3 years of supervised release. The terms include, 500 hours of community service, drug testing, a substance abuse program, and he has to pay $200,000 in restitution to his creditors.