These are bad days for ex-Met players too.Lenny Dykstra was officially arrested and charged
with bankruptcy fraud today. According to reports, Lenny:"Was charged with bankruptcy fraud for allegedly selling items from his
$18 million mansion, the Department of Justice said on Friday. Dykstra,
who filed for bankruptcy in July 2009, allegedly removed, destroyed and
sold property that was part of the bankruptcy estate without the
permission of the trustee, according to the DoJ."
Back in September, 2009, after Nails had filed for bankruptcy, his creditors accused him of stealingitems out of his own house. As we posted
Ex-Mets star Lenny Dykstra,
after declaring bankruptcy, swiped and sold property from his $18
mansion to cover his living expenses, one of his creditors charged.
ex-center fielder was "in the process of stripping
furnishings, fixtures and equipment" from the sprawling home, according
to court papers filed by Index
The company is trying to foreclose on
the Thousand Oaks,
Calif., mansion previously owned by hockey Hall of Famer
legal papers alleged that Dykstra was selling the property - including
a $40,000 imported La Cornue stove - "doubtlessly to fuel his lifestyle
at the expense of creditors."
Guess we might not be seeing Nails at the 1986 Mets 25th anniversary parties this year.