Wow! This takes some guts and a high degree of stupidity....Extortion is a no no... Must be Assange playing a little joke from the comfort of his
self induced exile
An anonymous group says it stole copies of GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney’s tax records and will release them unless the company it stole
them from pays $1 million.
The Secret Service said it is investigating, and the company said there is no immediate sign that any such theft took place.
“Using your office” in Franklin, Tennessee, the group tells PricewaterhouseCoopers in an online posting, “we were able to gain access to your
network file servers and copy over the tax documents for one Willard M Romney and Ann D Romney.”
It threatens to send encrypted copies to “all major news outlets” and warns, “If the parties interested do not want the encrypted key released
to the public to unlock these documents on September 28 of this year then payment will be necessary.”