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NEW YORK CITY-The trustee liquidating accused fraudster Bernard Madoff’s investment company has released a list of presumed victims that number in the thousands–and include well-known names from the real estate community, politics and the sports and entertainment industries.

The densely-printed 162-page document was filed with the US Bankruptcy Court in New York on Wednesday. The list was broken into categories including customers, vendors, employees, brokers/dealers and other parties. No corresponding amounts of money invested are included with the customer names; in fact, there is a chance that some of these people are not victims but merely contacted the trustee seeking more information. For instance, one of Madoff’s attorney’s–Ira Lee Sorkin–is listed on it. Presumably he could not represent Madoff with such a conflict of interest, if this is the same Sorkin.

With those caveats in mind, the media and anyone with even a passing interest in Madoff–who has been accused of bilking investors of $50 billion in an elaborate Ponzi scheme–has been scanning the publicly-available pages.

For instance, Larry Silverstein, the World Trade Center developer, is on it. Silverstein, if he was victimized by Madoff, is hardly the only representative from the commercial real estate community in these straits. Over the past two months, either through news reports, court filings, or people’s own admission, it has become clear that several New York City–and to a lesser extent, Washington, DC–developers, brokers and real estate attorneys were caught up with Madoff.

These include:

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