Madoff lawsuit targets Wilpon family profits

Jeff Wilpon left, and Fred Wilpon attend the

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Jeff Wilpon left, and Fred Wilpon attend the Mets spring training camp in St. Lucie, Florida. (Feb. 19, 2008) (Credit: Newsday/David L. Pokress)

The special trustee in the Bernard Madoff fraud case took a big swing for the fences Tuesday as he filed a lawsuit against the owners of the New York Mets, including Fred Wilpon, his son Jeff and other members of their family in an effort to take back profits they allegedly received in what turned out to be a big Ponzi scheme.

Irving Picard filed his sealed complaint for an unspecified amount...

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