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Bank of America scurries to mount defense ahead of Wikileaks revelations

Fearing that Wikileaks could publish secrets that will damage its reputation, top Bank of America officials are internally investigating what information Wikileaks may possess, as the company's chief executive officer closely monitors the situation.

On November 30, just hours after Raw Story first unearthed evidence that Wikileaks held data exposing corruption at Bank of America, bank executives held a late-night conference call to discuss damage control, the New York Times reports.

Bank of America stock fell 3 percent that day, as wire services and the business press picked up on the report that the corporation was the apparent target of Wikileaks chief Julian Assange's threat to "take down" a major US bank early in 2011.