New York Mets
Were There Really Any Madoff "Winners"?
October 21, 2009
This Wall Street Journal piece says New York Mets owner Fred Wilpon may have been one of them: The filing, by the court-appointed trustee handling claims for Madoff victims, is the first documentation of how deeply invested Mets principal owner Fred Wilpon was with Mr. Madoff, a longtime friend. The filing showed that the Mets Limited Partnership, which is connected with Sterling Equities Inc., owner of the Mets, deposited about $523 million into two accounts with Mr.