NEW YORK(

TheStreet

) --

WikiLeaks

founder Julian Assange has been released from jail and states that he would soon release sensitive information about a U.S. bank.

Speaking with

NBC's

Peter Alexander on

The Today Show

, Assange said that that he will release information about the U.S. bank soon but would not say what those documents consisted of or which bank would be the target.

CNBC

later reported the interview.

"We have been attacked, primarily, not by government, primarily, in fact, not by the U.S. government, but by banks--banks from Dubai, banks from Switzerland, banks from the United States, banks from the UK," Assange said. "So, yes, of course, we are continuing to release material about banks."

According to a

Forbes

report, Assange stated that in 2009 he had five gigabytes of documents from

Bank of America

(BAC) - Get Report

.

Assange was released from a British jail Thursday after posting bail and is fighting extradition to Sweden on rape allegations, according to published reports.

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