Ex-deputy supervisor: Oyster Bay falsified documents related to Singh loans

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Oyster Bay's former deputy supervisor Len Genova was back on the stand for a third day Wednesday at the federal corruption trial of Ed Mangano, his wife Linda and John Venditto.

Genova testified that the town falsified critical financial statements.

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He says he and Venditto purposely failed to disclose the town's indirect guarantees of restaurateur Harendra Singh's personal loans to creditors as part of a cover-up.

Genova says he and Venditto accepted bribes from Singh.

Following Singh's arrest in 2016, the town's credit rating plummeted to junk bond status.

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