This story was narrated by Nicole Fuller, Robert E. Kessler, Chau Lam, Bridget Murphy and Emily Ngo . It was written by Ngo.
The nationwide corruption process of former Nassau County Chief Edward Mangano and his wife, Linda, ended Thursday afternoon in a failed attempt.
U.S. District Judge Joan M. Azrack made the statement after receiving a note from Juror No. 2: "I can no longer fulfill my duties as a juror, and I want to be excused."
The panel of seven women and five men Negotiated for nine days but was unable to reach a consensus on the allegations to which Edward Mangano was subjected, including bribery of the federal program, honest service fraud, and extortion
Nor could they pass judgment on the indictment of Linda Mangano, which interferes with her Justice and false statements to the FBI contained.
The Manganos embraced tightly after the jury was released.
Edward Mangano's mother threw him a kiss and his father gave him a thumbs up.
Linda Mangano hugged her son Alex, who was studying for the bar exam while waiting for a verdict.
She repeated to him, "I love you, I love you, I love you."
Azrack planned a June 28 status conference to initiate a new trial.
Defenders They believed that the jurors suffered tremendous strain because the process in Central Islip was extended to a twelfth week.
On Tuesday, a jury failed to report for duty and instead faxed a note from her doctor and a message Note that this provided insight into the deliberation process.
She was dismissed and replaced by a deputy, and Azrack instructed the jury to "re-start" to investigate the charges against the Manganos.
Edward Mangano's lawyer, Kevin Keating of Garden City, grabbed the dismissed jury's content on # 5 – which Azrack sealed – to argue for a miss, saying the jury room environment had become "toxic" based on the description of the jury and name cries.
Keating joined in his petition to Linda Mangano's lawyer, John Carman of Garden City, and the couple went to court again Wednesday after the jury reported stagnation for the first time.
Azrack rejected both applications for wrongdoing before declaring one on Thursday afternoon. Englisch: www.mjfriendship.de/en/index.php?op…39&Itemid=32 60 witnesses and more than 1,100 pieces of evidence included – trying to prove that Edward Mangano took advantage of his public position to rest Aurateur Harendra Singh's two lucrative County contracts and more than $ 20 million in business loans tied to the credit of the city of Oyster Bay The prosecution said Mangano did so in exchange for an illegal flood of perks such as free meals, free vacations and a no-show job for Linda Mangano, who paid $ 450,000 between April 2010 and August 2014.
On Thursday, after Juror No. 2's note – which was not originally made public or public – prosecutors and defense lawyers immediately met with Azrack for a private discussion
Then the Manganos and their lawyers gathered behind closed doors doors.
On Thursday morning, the jury asked for a statement from an FBI agent who analyzed the defendants' phone records.
"We would like a copy of William Sena's testimony in writing," the note said. 19659004] Sena, a special agent from the FBI who testified May 7, spoke in the stands about his analysis of calls to the Manganos, her former co-defendant, former Oyster Bay city overseer John Venditto and witnesses in the case, including Singh.
He described, among other things, a series of telephone calls made in 2010 before Singh received his first city-guaranteed loan, and in 2015, when the FBI visited Lindan Mangano for the first time in her hometown of Bethpage.
Jurors Were One Hurricane One Week
On Wednesday morning, they said they were stuck and Azrack gave them an Allen suit and ordered them to continue the deliberations, regardless of their differences, to pass judgment.
"So they work," Azrack said Thursday morning requesting the jury to review Sena's testimony.
A week ago, jurors Venditto spoke of the 27 corruption reports he faced.
Edward Mangano, 56 , has been charged with seven counts of bribery of the federal program, honest services, fraud, extortion and conspiracy to obstruct the judiciary.
Linda Mangano, 54, has been charged with five counts of indictment, including conspiracy to obstruct the judiciary, obstruction of justice and false statements to the FBI regarding the Agency's investigation into their work with Singh.
They pleaded not guilty.