By George Anastasia
It looks like a tale of the tapes in the feds' latest battle with mob boss Joseph "Skinny Joey" Merlino.
Federal authorities, in arguing Merlino should not be released on bail, have pointed to "explicit recordings in which Merlino discussed the crimes he was committing and exhibited his role as a leader" of the mob family.
A bail hearing for Merlino, originally scheduled for Tuesday, has been moved to Friday after Merlino's Florida attorney, David L. Roth, asked for an extension.
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