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New Details in Petraeus Scandal: Woman Who Received Threatening Emails Revealed

November 12, 2012 at 5:39 am
File photo of CIA Director David Petraeus speaking to members of a Senate (Select) Intelligence hearing in Washington

A second name emerged Sunday in the FBI investigation into CIA Director David Petraeus’ email correspondence that exposed an extramarital affair with a female biographer, then his resignation last week.

Sources tell Fox News the woman is 37-year-old Jill Kelley, a close friend of the Petraeus family.

Kelley alerted the FBI about the emails that appeared to be an attempt to blackmail Petraeus, which started the investigation, said the sources.

In addition, the threatening emails might not have come from biographer Paula Broadwell, as widely reported.

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  • jammer

    What I fail to understand is: Why is such a fuss made about things like this? The whole dam regime is corrupt. There is not one individual who has any redeemable ethics. everything they do, or say is illegal, and nothing will be done about it, because the jellyfish (congress) are and have been doing nothing but eating up taxpayer’s money and warming chairs. The few things they did for effect, like Fast and Furious, they were told to shut up and sit down, and they obeyed like good puppies should.

  • dHb

    One can safely assume that the general was banging Kelley also

    • jammer

      Really expensive tail, considering the security of the Country was the cost.

      • dHb

        Yes, the head that lead was not the right one