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No Cyberstalking Charge For Petraeus’ Paramour

No Cyberstalking Charge For Petraeus’ Paramour
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David Petraeus resigned his post as CIA director, citing his affair with his biographer, Paula Broadwell.

TAMPA, Fla. (UPI) — U.S. prosecutors have decided not to pursue cyberstalking charges against Paula Broadwell, her lawyer said.

Broadwell’s affair with former CIA Director David Petraeus came to light during the investigation into emails she sent another woman and led to his resignation.

Lawyer Robert Muse told CNN he received a letter from Federal prosecutors, dated Dec. 14, and that he was “very pleased that the U.S. attorney’s office in Tampa very promptly resolved this matter.”

Broadwell, who co-authored a biography of Petraeus, could still be prosecuted for possession of classified material. Investigators discovered information on her computer that was described as classified but not especially sensitive.

The investigation began when Jill Kelley of Tampa, Fla., reported to the FBI that she had received anonymous emails she considered harassing. Kelley hosted parties for commanders from MacDill Air Force Base, and she became close to Petraeus when he headed Central Command, as well as to Gen. John Allen.

Allen succeeded Petraeus as commander of NATO forces in Afghanistan. His nomination to command U.S. forces in Europe has been delayed by an investigation into whether some of his email exchanges with Kelley were “inappropriate.”

Petraeus, Broadwell, Kelley and Allen are all married.

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  • http://gravatar.com/bychoosing WTS/JAY

    Article: U.S. prosecutors have decided not to pursue cyberstalking charges against Paula Broadwell, her lawyer said.

    I suspect they will also not be pursuing Mr. Petraeus’ direct involvement and incompetence in the Benghazi debacle? Nor will they have any testimony from another incompetent half-witt, Hillary Clinton; The Secretary of State, who has recently experienced a feigned concussion! Odd, isn’t it, the only two individuals who should be providing testimony, have been exempt from all charges: free from, not liable to, not subject to, exempted from, excepted from, excused of/from, absolved of?

  • Randy131

    This is really to protect Obama! Petraeus was promised if he resigned, the investigation into his affairs would go no further, and he should not have to tell what he told and advised Obama, which Obama did the opposite and caused the deaths of those in the Benghazi attacks, or if he did tell, those investigations and prosecutions would go forward. This shows the dishonest and dishonorable character of Petraeus, which makes his whole life a big lie. With these prosecutions killed, Petraeus will not have to testify under oath, anything more about Benghazi and what he knew and who he told, thereby saving Obama again from the truth.

  • wondering

    what happened to the two guys we grabbed http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xn_TACkSVLs and why did we grab them

  • ranger09

    He has and always will be the Politicians general, Only thing ive seen that he was good at was Pushups, As long as he got to pick the apposing side, Any way what soldier would hurt his feeling by beating him, Hell he could end up in a country with a woman behind every tree.

  • ranger09

    In all my years the only top Officer i ever met or Heard about Never got Past Col. Heck must be they did things right.

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