Prosecution in Mangano-Venditto trial may wrap up this week

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It's day two of the ninth week in the Mangano-Venditto federal corruption case.

The prosecution could wrap up its case tomorrow or Thursday.

Lawyers for former Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano and ex-Oyster Bay Town Supervisor John Venditto would then get their turn to call witnesses.

Both men are accused of taking bribes and kickbacks from a restaurateur in exchange for loan guarantees.

Mangano's wife is also charged, accused of lying to the FBI.

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