Bernard Madoff

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Mets Repay Loans To MLB And Bank Of America

The New York Mets have repaid loans of $25 million to Major League Baseball and $40 million to Bank of America, and have closed on the sales of 12 limited partner shares for $20 million each, a person familiar with the team’s finances says.

03/20/2012

Fred Wilpon, Saul Katz, Jeff Wilpon (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Mets Owners, Madoff Trustee Settle Case For $162 Million

A last-minute deal ended a lawsuit that could have cost ownership control of the Mets. It was a $162 million settlement over claims the owners wrongly profited from the Bernie Madoff Ponzi scheme.

03/19/2012

New York Mets Owner Fred Wilpon (file / credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Lawyers Step To Plate In Madoff-Mets Trial

The trustee recovering money for investors swindled by Bernard Madoff may need a perfect pitch to a jury Monday to force the New York Mets owners to pay up to $303 million.

03/19/2012

Fred Wilpon, Saul Katz, Jeff Wilpon (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Mets Owners Will Have Burden Of Proof In Madoff Trial

Owners of the New York Mets lost a key ruling ahead of a federal trial over whether they should return millions of dollars they received from jailed financier Bernard Madoff.

03/14/2012

Fred Wilpon, Saul Katz, Jeff Wilpon (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Judge Won’t Dismiss Mets-Madoff Suit; Team Owes Up To $83M

The Mets struck out in court Monday. A federal judge has ordered the team to pay up to $83 million to the trustee recovering money for Bernard Madoff investors.

WFAN–03/05/2012

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Coleman: Big Words From Mets Owner Fred Wilpon

It’s no secret that the Mets need a fast start out of the gate this year, and at one point during his confab with reporters, Wilpon made a rather public cry for help.

WFAN–02/28/2012

Fred Wilpon, Saul Katz, Jeff Wilpon (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Judge To Decide On Mets-Madoff Trial By March 5

Arguing on the trustee’s behalf, attorney David Sheehan scoffed at attempts to portray the Mets owners as “unsophisticated run-of-the-mill guys.”

WFAN–02/24/2012

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Sandy Alderson: I’m Not ‘Making Light’ Of Mets’ Financial Woes

Mets general manager Sandy Alderson is ready to hit the road. And no, he’s not headlining a comedy tour.

WFAN–02/15/2012

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Sandy Alderson: ‘Mets Only Reimburse For Gas At A Downhill Rate’

Sandy Alderson, New York’s next great comic?

WFAN–02/13/2012

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Michael Bloomberg, Mets Owner? Billionaire Mayor Not Interested

Mayor Michael Bloomberg could afford to buy the Mets. But that’s one job that he’s not looking to step into after he leaves City Hall.

WFAN–02/09/2012

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Mets Trying To Detach Themselves From Madoff Cloud

The New York Mets are trying to distance themselves from the Bernie Madoff as their March trial approaches.

WFAN–01/21/2012

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Mets’ Alderson Expects Santana To Be Ready For Spring Training

Alderson thinks his payroll-cutting Mets can improve on last year’s 77-85 record and fourth-place finish in the NL East.

WFAN–01/06/2012

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Thomas Vario Says Mob Family History Blocking Him From Getting A Job

Thomas Vario says he’s just a blue collar guy who can’t get a union job because his great uncle, Paulie Vario, was a Lucchese crime family mobster.

12/05/2011

Bernie Madoff (credit: Stephen Chernin/Getty Images), Fred Wilpon (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Judge Rules Jury Can Hear Trustee’s Case vs Mets

The New York Mets’ owners have been ordered to undergo a jury trial if the case against them by the trustee for the Bernard Madoff Ponzi scheme goes forward.

WFAN–11/25/2011

Bernard Madoff

Bernard Madoff Tells Barbara Walters He Feels Safe, Is Happy In Prison

Bernie Madoff says he has terrible remorse and horrible nightmares over his epic fraud, but feels safer in prison than on the outside.

10/27/2011

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