Bank of America CEO is victim of extortion, warrant details

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A North Carolina man is accused of threatening Bank of America CEO Brian Moynihan and invoking ISIS in the process.

Steven Stone, 56, of Timberlake, N.C. is facing charges.

According to warrants obtained by Channel 9, Stone threatened Moynihan via a handwritten letter. A law enforcement officer investigating the case wrote the threat read, “I POPPED THE CEO OF CHASE BANK 3 YEARS AGO, I WILL TEAM WITH ISIS, I ALWAYS WIN YOU’LL LOSE, DON’T MAKE ME [expletive] UP YOUR [expletive].”

(Bank of America CEO Brian Moynihan)

The offense happened Nov. 21, according to court documents. The only witness listed on the warrant is a contact at Bank of America. An employee with that name holds a security position with the company, according to his LinkedIn profile.

An SBI spokesperson Tuesday said Alcohol and Law enforcement officers conducted the investigation and arrested Stone. Officials did not provide any further information. It’s unclear why ALE agents are involved in the case.

A spokesperson for Bank of America did not comment. An attorney for Stone was unable to provide information.

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