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What does CW stand for?

CW stands for Cooperating Witness

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It goes on to detail repeated instances in which an undercover FBI agent posing as a wealthy real estate tycoon and an unidentified cooperating witness recorded conversations that allegedly implicate Smith, Halloran and Tabone in conspiring to buy Smith a spot on the GOP mayoral ticket.
In the cooperating witness section, Shuy describes six separate criminal investigations involving alleged solicitation of murder, murder, stolen property, business fraud, contract fraud, and sexual misconduct respectively and then analyzes how cooperating witnesses attempted to use the conversational techniques of using ambiguous phrases, not taking "no" for an answer to a inculpating question, or lying to establish the target's guilt.