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End of the Line for Lenny Dykstra?

Via the L.A. Times:

Former New York Mets player and financial guru Lenny Dykstra was charged Monday with nearly two dozen counts of fraud, grand theft and drug possession, the L.A. County district attorney’s office said.

Dykstra, 48, and two co-defendants — his accountant Robert Hymers, 27, and friend Christopher Gavanis, 30 — were set to be arraigned Monday afternoon, said Deputy Dist. Atty. Alex Karkanen


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