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Fred Wilpon talks Bernie Madoff swindle

Updated: October 5, 2010, 7:45 AM ET
By Adam Rubin | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- New York Mets principal owner Fred Wilpon, whose family suffered unspecified losses in convicted felon Bernard Madoff's Ponzi scheme, made his most pointed public statements about that situation Monday, calling the swindle a "total betrayal" he would "go to my grave" regretting.

Wilpon addressed the issue during a news conference at Citi Field to announce the dismissals of general manager Omar Minaya and manager Jerry Manuel. He was joined by family members Jeff Wilpon, ...

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