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Fred Wilpon: 'We will be vindicated'

Updated: February 18, 2011, 7:03 PM ET
By Adam Rubin | ESPNNewYork.com

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- Principal owner Fred Wilpon arrived at New York Mets camp Thursday morning and said his family will be "vindicated" in a $1 billion lawsuit brought against them.

Wilpon, chief operating officer Jeff Wilpon and team president Saul Katz are accused of either knowing, or it is alleged that they should have known, convicted swindler Bernard Madoff was operating a Ponzi scheme in the billions of dollars.

Trustee Irving Picard, who is trying to recover ...

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