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Mets sued in Madoff matter

Updated: December 8, 2010, 3:30 AM ET
By Adam Rubin | ESPNNewYork.com

The New York Mets were sued Tuesday by Irving H. Picard, the trustee charged with distributing money to victims of convicted felon Bernard Madoff's Ponzi scheme, the organization acknowledged.

CNBC reported that the Wilpon family, which owns the team, also was sued.

A statement from the organization indicated the sides already are in settlement negotiations. And the Mets pledged the situation would not affect the team's operations.

According to recent New York Times reports, ...

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