The emails of the business intelligence and strategic analysis revel controversial payment structures of bribery and money laundering.
WikiLeaks triggered an earthquake in 2010 in world diplomacy when they published thousands of private wires of U.S. diplomacy around the world. And while the young soldier Bradley Manning faces trial on suspicion of being the "mole" of the portal, it said Monday it has begun to publish more than five million emails from Stratfor.
The hacker group Anonymous made public on December 25, 2011 that he had stolen the list "secret" Stratfor's client and the client list of the company "is not private or secret anymore." In what would represent another blow for the firm, according to a statement, the WikiLeaks mails reveal that Stratfor uses the network of informers, which they deposited their fat commissions in Swiss banks and prepaid credit cards . In addition, emails would pull the light structures of bribery, money laundering techniques and psychological methods would use the security firm.
Wikileaks says it has evidence of the existence of confidential links between the company and companies like Stratfor Indienne Bhopal's Dow Chemical Co. and Lockheed Martin U.S. , as well as government agencies , including the State Department, Homeland Security (Homeland Security) Marine Corps and Defense agency information.
Also, mail that is a particularly sensitive issue for WikiLeaks: the alleged "attack" on the Government of the United States against( photo ), the founder of the site. He is currently waiting while the UK Justice decides on a request extradition to Sweden for alleged charges of sexual harassment .
The site is concerned that if Assange is extradited to Sweden, Stockholm they will quickly send him to the United States. Washington is looking forward to the opportunity to prosecute him as the founder of the ciberempresa.
In turn, the 4 000 emails that mention WikiLeaks show, according to the site, numerous attempts to undermine the Stratfor website so that their secrets do not become public.
However, according to WikiLeaks, the scope of these emails will not become clear until a few weeks when its media partners and the public have examined the mass of messages. These partners include, above all, Rolling Stone , the Indian newspaper Hindu, Italian La Repubblica and the French site owni.fr .
Stratfor, founded by George Friedman in 1996, is defined as " a provider of a service subscription geopolitical analysis. " Its website states: "Contrary to the traditional channels of news, Stratfor intelligence used to gather information through a rigorous scouting software and a global network of human sources."
Wikileaks claims to have proof that Stratfor has given gratis a subscriber card to Pakistani General Hamid Gul , former head of Pakistani intelligence services, which according to U.S. diplomatic cables prepared a homemade bomb attack against members of international forces in Afghanistan in 2006.
The group also claims that WikiLeaks has proof that Stratfor heard online activities of activists seeking reparations for the catastrophe of Bhopal (India) in 1984. This accident, the worst of the global industrial history, left thousands dead after a cloud of toxic gas escaped from the pesticide plant of U.S. group Dow Chemical / Union Carbide.