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Wilpons are in trouble, no matter what

Mets fans don't trust team's owners, whether they knew about Madoff scheme or not

Updated: February 6, 2011, 9:49 AM ET
By Ian O'Connor | ESPNNewYork.com

The lawsuit says the owners of the New York Mets knew or should have known they were doing big business with a common crook, and those same owners -- Fred and Jeff Wilpon and Saul Katz -- swear they knew nothing until Bernie Madoff was hauled away in cuffs.

The suit seeks a return of fictitious profits in the amount of $300 million, or enough cash next winter to buy Albert Pujols and a couple of quality arms. Right here, right now, it isn't fair to assume the Wilpons are guilty of anything ...

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