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Mets/Einhorn deal collapses

David Einhorn’s bid to buy a minority share of the New York Mets has fallen through, leaving the team to beat the bushes for other limited investors. The official word is that the Mets ownership, which could owe upwards of a billion dollars as a result of investments with swindler Bernie Madoff, can cover this […]

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Madoff, Mets finances more intertwined than assumed: report

To date the Wilpons have downplayed their financial ties to Bernie Madoff, characterizing their investments as somewhat limited. It’s now coming out that the relationship was more significant, with the team also investing deferred player payments with Madoff. The New York Times outlines the relationship between the Wilpons and Madoff: When the Mets negotiated their […]

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