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Lenny Dykstra

Released from Prison

6/21/2013 3:05 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Former MLB star Lenny Dykstra is finally a free man after serving 6.5 months behind bars for bankruptcy fraud, TMZ has learned.

Dykstra was released from Victorville Federal Correctional Complex in California on Thursday.

Dykstra was sentenced to serve time in December after pleading 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.

Dykstra filed for bankruptcy in 2009, and was then accused of illegally hiding and selling up to $400,000 worth of possessions inside his mansion ... including valuable sports memorabilia, chandeliers, and even an oven.

Dykstra had been serving a 3-year sentence for grand theft auto and falsifying financial statements -- beginning in March last year -- but the sentences were then rolled together into one, and Dykstra served them concurrently.

As for the grand theft auto case, it appears he got out early.

He is now on 3 years supervised release -- the terms of which include: 500 hours community service, drug testing, a substance abuse program ... and he also has to pay $200,000 in restitution to his creditors.

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Toilethead    

Isn't that about the same amount of time you serve for a life sentence in California?

458 days ago
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Kimysbffe    

5OO hours of community service/ better yet free labor for the state of California. He will either be picking up trash on freeways, or pull a lohan/ C. Brown working in a morgue or library. #chain-gang!

458 days ago
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HooahJuice    

Great ball player

Leave Kim Kardashian alone you cyber stalkers. I bet you were picked on in school and now you have to cyber bully people...douchebags

458 days ago
4.

NOT ELMO    

Lenny Dykstra
Released from Prison..................send him back

458 days ago
5.

jimbo    

Moral to the story. if you're going to be a criminal, steal a ton of cash. you'll just get a slap on the wrist. Rob a liquor store and you get 5 years.

458 days ago
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Jamey Hunter    

What a loser. He's broke and he'll be back offending in no time trying to scam people

458 days ago
7.

shane    

I'm from Burkina Faso, if this happened here he'd have only got 3 months. But i don't have to tell you that.

458 days ago
8.

Me Too    

Good ball player, TERRIBLE person. It's called karma, Lenny.

458 days ago
9.

Truth    

California justice. Typical.

458 days ago
10.

jacklistfdr    

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458 days ago
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UNLV1990    

Lenny was one of my favorite players when I was a young. I know he became shady in his after baseball life, I hope he gets his life together. Good luck, Lenny.

458 days ago

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