Today I learned of Robert Rozier, a former NFL player who killed 7 people on behalf of a cult, went into the witness protection program, did 22 years in prison, got out, became a web developer, and then was sentenced to 25 years to life for passing $2,200 worth of bad checks. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rob…
The highest-grossing non-sequel film of 1992 was Sister Act, starring Whoopi Goldberg. Plot: A lounge singer is forced to join a convent after being placed in a witness protection program. boxofficemojo.com/year/19…
Today I learned about Witness Trees. These are trees that were present during key moments in American history. They have been known to hide bullets from those events within new layers of wood and bark. To help preserve their historic relevance, a Witness Tree Protection Program was launched in 2006. smithsonianmag.com/travel…
95% of individuals in the witness protection program are criminals, but only 10% of these people re-offend. Ex-prisoners have a recidivism rate of 65%+ popularmechanics.com/tech…
In 1991, a local businessman running for mayor in Austin held a press conference to reveal that was a former mafia hitman from New Jersey who'd changed his name and relocated to Texas as part of the Witness Protection Program. deseretnews.com/article/1…
Since the Federal Witness Protection Program was started in 1971, not one of the 8,500 witnesses or the 9,900 family members participating has been harmed. According to Gerald Shur, its creator, 95% of those who enter the program are "what we call criminals". cnn.com/2013/02/16/justic…
Today I learned about Marion Pruett, who was given $800, a new name, and placed in the US Federal Witness Protection Program after testifying about a prison slaying in Atlanta. He later killed 5 more and admitted to the prison killing. learning-history.com/mari…
Over 18000 people have been protected by WITSEC, the Witness Protection Program, with the majority being family members of witnesses. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uni…
The real life Henry Hill, the famed mobster whose life is depicted by "Goodfellas", was expelled from the witness protection program after being arrested several times. abcnews.go.com/Entertainm…
A Chiefs superfan known as "Helmet Man" was banned from attending games because he was part of the Witness Protection Program for being a witness in the 1993 WTC bombing. kansascity.com/sports/nfl…
The witness Protection Program has never had a breach of security in which a protected person or family member was harmed. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uni…
Gerald Shur, creator of The Federal Witness Protection Program, went into hiding in his own program after the F.B.I. arrested a German assassin who confessed he was contracted by Pablo Escobar to kidnap Shur's wife en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Max…
That no participant of the U.S. Marshal's witness protection program who have followed the established guidelines have been harmed since it's inception in 1971. usmarshals.gov/duties/fac…
95% of people in the witness protection program are criminals and around 17% of them will commit crimes again in while in protection en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uni…
"no participant, following program guidelines, has been harmed or killed while under the active protection of the" Witness Protection Program. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uni…
A British conman convinced several people, including a lawyer and a psychologist, that he is an MI5 agent. He scammed them for 100’s of thousands of dollars, forced them to undergo β€œloyalty tests”, and convinced them to go into hiding under the guise of a β€œwitness protection” program. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rob…
An ex-Mafia associate currently in the Witness Protection Program is suing the mobsters who extorted money from him. He's seeking $600,000 in restitution. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jos…
Michael Townley (a protagonist in GTA V) is a real person that is also in a witness protection program en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mic…
Mobster Henry Hill and his wife were kicked out of the Witness Protection Program for violating the rules en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hen…

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