In his interview last night with 60 Minutes, Julian Assange continues to play coy about the damning trove of documents he has on an American bank, which everyone (including the BofA) thinks is Bank of America.”I won’t make any comment in relation to that upcoming publication,” he said toward the end of the interview.
“You’re certainly not denying it”, his interviewer Steve Croft pressed.
“Well there’d be a process of elimination if we denied some and admitted others,” Assange replied.
Croft: So it it might not be Bank of America BofA and you’re just going to let them squirm…
Assange: I think it’s great to have all these banks squirming thinking maybe it’s them.
Croft: You seem to enjoy stirring things up.
Assange: Well when you see abusive organisations suffer the consequences as a result of their abuse and you see victims elevated, yes that’s a very pleasurable activity to be involved in.
While Assange has never confirmed that the next Wikileaks dump will target BofA, he has confirmed that the next document drop will target an American bank (and could even bring down one or two) and has confirmed he has a hard drive full of information from a BofA exec.
And it’s obviously scared the bank to a point, because it has a team of 15 executives preparing for the release.