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Megaleak from big bank coming soon

By Holden Lewis · Bankrate.com
Tuesday, November 30, 2010
Posted: 11 am ET

WikiLeaks will release thousands of documents from "a big U.S. bank" early in 2011, the site's founder promises.

In an interview with Forbes.com, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange compares the upcoming bank megaleak to the Enron e-mails. "You could call it the ecosystem of corruption," Assange says, adding that "there will be some flagrant violations, unethical practices that will be revealed, but it will also be all the supporting decision-making structures and the internal executive ethos that comes out, and that's tremendously valuable."

Assange says it's a big bank. When interviewer Andy Greenberg asks, "The biggest U.S. bank?," Assange declines to answer. I'm guessing that it's Bank of America, which bought mortgage giant Countrywide. If that's the case, I have a delightful reading assignment early in the year. Can't wait.

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7 Comments
cpsharks11
January 28, 2011 at 5:25 pm

I hope its about JP Morgan and the silver market manipulation!

jophoenix
January 27, 2011 at 3:27 am

If the forth coming information is real it could well mean a true revoulation in American. I have wondered why one hasnt taken place and why not.. When laws are nolonger allpyed to everyone then what kind of country do you have ?? I belive we live in a fascistcountry that has total control so much control that we the people thing we count .. the public relation arm is the bes in the world... what elyse do call tax payer paying for there own demise if not directly for them definintly there children and grandchildren !!! da!The vast public still thinks China holds 7 % of iou while the federal reserve holds the major part and the fed is a private bank.What do I think of tyrants I think thay are NOT INVINCIBLE.Our government and media did not see Egypt coming any more then thay see whats going on at home ....let them eat cake says wall street well they might not like our answer..

Dave
January 21, 2011 at 7:06 pm

Banks will get a little hand slap and a pat on the back from the politician. The endless boom and bust will continue untill the rich have all the money. Time to go back to barter and trade forget their corrupt systems of value and trade they are realistically not needed!

Jason
January 08, 2011 at 2:57 am

The sheer greed of these banking people always amazes me. I mean, you run the only business in the world where people just come up to you and freely just hand you money for nothing.

Now the trillions they make off of investing our money suddenly isn't enough. They want to charge you coming, charge you going, and charge you to say "hello". They charge you money for the privilege of handing them more money.

But, they don't get it. As people become angry with their greed driven ways and start to pull out, they don't even consider backing down. Oh no. Then it's more fees for everyone.

Mariella
January 07, 2011 at 10:12 am

Instead bailing out the banks they should have bailed out the thousands of people that lost their homes due to the very fact of these banks and their unethical pracrices..Total curruption Shame on governments past and present.

Teri
January 04, 2011 at 7:51 pm

I agree with Ed. It is bad enough the banks got the bail out. Now most of the banks take away free checking. They tell you that you will have it for the life of the account. Now the banks raise fees on whatever they can. What else are they going to do? Banks, what do you have to say for yourselves in 2011?

Ed
December 01, 2010 at 2:41 pm

I am very curious to find out what excuses we will hear when the news is released in early 2011.