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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_Federal_Witness_Protection_Program

Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. (May 2015) (Learn how and when to remove this template message). The United States Federal Witness Protection Program, also known as the Witness Security ... Around 17 percent of protected witnesses who have committed a crime will ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Witness_protection

Witness protection is protection of a threatened witness involved in the justice system, including ... Witnesses in the programme are given a new identity, address and armed ... The unit was created by law with the passing of the Witness protection law, 2008. ... Swiss law does not provide for a witness protection program.

www.quora.com/How-does-the-witness-protection-program-create-new-identities-and-how-is-it-made-legal

The premise of this question is incorrect. Such information is not available under FOIA. ... This answer is not a substitute for professional legal advice. ... Wiseguys and the 1990 film Goodfellas) his transition into the program was made far easier  ...

www.todayifoundout.com/index.php/2015/03/really-happens-someone-enters-witness-protection-program

Mar 30, 2015 ... Mark D asks: How does the witness protection program really work? ... time to make the decision and prepare for their new lives, others are forced to choose ... Before beginning their new lives, family members are given new identities. ... and legally sealed name changes, new social security cards, birth ...

mentalfloss.com/article/77695/12-secrets-witness-protection-program

Mar 29, 2016 ... ... promise of a government-subsidized hiding place that convinced several “ made” men of ... The U.S. Marshals assigned with forging new identities for these .... Getting married as a protected witness means having to do the one thing no ... WITSEC is a federal program focused on making big cases against ...

priceonomics.com/what-happens-when-you-enter-the-witness-protection

Oct 21, 2016 ... Witsec: Inside the Federal Witness Protection Program is a rare ... Can lifelong lawbreakers earn a living legally when given a fresh start? ... that Fratianno “ made more money milking WITSEC than he ever did committing crimes. .... record) for any individual, making it harder to create a credible new identity.

www.cnn.com/2013/02/16/justice/witness-protection-program/index.html

Feb 16, 2013 ... Federal witness protection program helps government witnesses get new identities; People in program need protection because they've ... "No one knows what we do to protect witnesses, and it's good for us," said David ..... In an interview with CNN, Gerald Shur, who created the program, offered insight ...

www.telegraph.co.uk/comment/6035505/The-criminals-new-lives-that-cost-us-millions.html

Aug 16, 2009 ... It is a chilling future to contemplate: the realisation that you will live your ... For the past eight years Cable, who was given a whole new identity ... But while the witness protection programme is costly – though the ... it is thought that some 3,000 have had new lives created for them. .... Home-made in China ...

people.howstuffworks.com/witness-protection.htm

The Federal Witness Security Program protects crucial witnesses. How do you erase one identity and create a whole new one? Find out how the Witness ...