After revealing hundreds of thousands of Pentagon and State Department documents, the founder of WikiLeaks, Julian Assange, intends to expose bank documents next. Assange talked to Forbes on Monday, saying the site plans to release tens of thousands of internal documents from a major U.S. bank early next year.

Assange declined to name the bank, except to say it's a major U.S. bank still in operation. He said that he expects the disclosures will lead to investigations.

He compares what he is ready to unleash to the emails released during the Enron trial, Forbes reports. "You could call it the ecosystem of corruption," he told Forbes. "But it's also all the regular decision making that turns a blind eye to and supports unethical practices: the oversight that's not done, the priorities of executives, how they think they're fulfilling their own self-interest."

While the promised release of bank documents would be the largest assault by WikiLeaks on the corporate sector, Assange says the business community should expect plenty of sequels, according to Forbes. Assange says he has unpublished, damaging documents on pharmaceutical, finance and energy companies, as well as on other governments, including Russia.

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SKCRCPUSCG

Yep... The US government is playing the same old game... the same cold soup warmed over... of using more underhanded tactics to avenge the exposure to its deceitful and criminal behavior by having Interpol harass Mr Assange on trumped-up rape charges... Our government not only covers (hides) its activities from the American people, but further takes us to be absolute serfs and fools... It is clear to most of us, the problem is in the documents... not in their release. Furthermore, Hillary's statement that the cables reveal that most Arabs see Iran as their greatest threat is totally misleading... Ninty percent of the Arab people(not the dictators in charge) view Israel and the US as the greatest threat in the Middle East, with only 10 percent viewing Iran as the greater problem, ref., Noam Chomksy's interview with Amy Goodman. What does this say about the US government's respect for democracy... really.

December 01 2010 at 2:05 PM Report abuse +1 rate up rate down Reply
dsnrntrng

Where do they get the information? Do they hack?

November 30 2010 at 9:18 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
ibilliybob

Bank memos--how about Dept. of Treasury, esp. Paulson--of course if the Big Bank is Goldman Sachs then Paulson & Rubin will both be exposed. How about the FED, esp. Greenspan--wow he openly accepted FRAUD as a matter of free markets even though I thought the Govt. was protecting me from illegal acts.

November 30 2010 at 8:22 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
jh

We the american people need to do whats needed to shut down these idiots who continue to put lives at risk and countries at stake ,by releasing the top secret information It is criminal to me just like these liberal idiots currently running washington. Washington has no balls at the current time we need to finish in 2 years cleaning out the obama trash and thugs that sit back do nothing except attack american voters. JH

November 30 2010 at 8:21 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
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bdyftns

jh....liberal idiots running Washington? Did you forget about the Bush years? But you still have you head up your butt. Wall St. crooks have put this economy in this mess. Not Bush or Obama, or liberals or Conservatives. This has been going on since the early '80s. Wake up.

November 30 2010 at 8:58 PM Report abuse +2 rate up rate down Reply
rumbuddyboo

Watch wiki leaks will be terrorist next.. Why because they are exposing the TRUTH. Finally.... Atleast somebody has the ball's to do it. Goverment will shut wiki leaks down soon, it's hitting real close to home.But I don't know why they care, American's really are idiot's. Whatever goverment say's we do, The goverment has been screwing american's for decades. Because they can. People complain about obama. How people that complain voted for him, just like bush. etc...And the fed can print billion's of dollars that we dont have. Yet if I print money I dont have I go to jail.

November 30 2010 at 8:08 PM Report abuse +1 rate up rate down Reply
Tom

It seems to me if Fox News is able to disseminate false news that Wikileaks ought to be able to publish truthful information. The press serves a very important role in keeping politicians, big business, and powerful individuals honest. In recent years, the mainstream media, which is owned and controlled by the right wing and big business, has failed to protect the public from the evil doings by these various entities. I applaud Wikileaks for having the guts to reveal the truth.

November 30 2010 at 7:54 PM Report abuse +1 rate up rate down Reply
thepetermedic

ha this should be a whole lot more interesting than the one of the big wigs sitting chatting and gossipin about people like a bunch of old women lol

November 30 2010 at 7:06 PM Report abuse +2 rate up rate down Reply
PoliticalPost

I hope it is that US bank with headquaters in Switzerland that has 60,000 secret accounts that IRS was after. Now IRS is going after 4,000 accounts only, so why should 56,000 people go free. When that is the case it is some politicians high up have been involved too with secret accounts and wants limited investigation.

November 30 2010 at 6:38 PM Report abuse +8 rate up rate down Reply
Tommy

Doesn't he have any secret info on the Taliban or the terrorists, etc. to share? Why is it all our secret stuff coming out? Maybe we need to stop writing everything down so there isn't any records of stupid observations. What documentation system does the Taliban and other use? Pencil and an eraser!!

November 30 2010 at 6:26 PM Report abuse -1 rate up rate down Reply
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jmeehan102

The Taliban is not, and has never been, a serious threat to America. Multinational banks, on the other hand, are a serious threat to every one of us.

November 30 2010 at 7:23 PM Report abuse +5 rate up rate down Reply
rjen164497

Our government has become so weak that someone like WIKILEAK's Assange can make a fool of us and we do nothing. A true strong leader would have tried the soldier who stole the information for TREASON by now. A strong leader would have hired Blackwater to elimanate Assange and WIKILEAK. Obama is so weak we are the laughing stock of the World. Iran and North Korea with their little piss ant leaders push us like we were nothing. Obama's testicles must be the size of a BB.

November 30 2010 at 6:19 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply