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WikiLeaks' Bank Bombshell Looks Like a Dud

Sources: Despite Assange's threats, he's not sure if site has anything newsy

(Newser) - Wikileaks' Julian Assange has made much of the 5GB of data taken from an executive at Bank of America, saying it could potentially "take down" the institution and perhaps a few others. But privately, Assange sings a different tune: Three sources tell Reuters that Assange has found the material... More »

Swiss Arrest WikiLeaks Banker

Whistleblower Rudolf Elmer accused of breaking secrecy laws

(Newser) - From one legal mess to another: The Swiss last night arrested an ex-banker who appears to have broken the country's strict banking secrecy laws in spectacular fashion. Rudolf Elmer—who handed Julian Assange details on 2,000 holders of offshore accounts this week—is being detained while authorities investigate the... More »

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