FBI Agent in Petraeus Case Investigated

    NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 18:  Central Intelligence Agency Director David Petraeus walks the floor of the New York Stock Exchange to ring the Opening Bell as the CIA Commemorates it's 65th Anniversary on September 18, 2012 in New York City. Stocks fell in early trading as investors continued to be concerned about Europe and the global economy.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

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    If Lifetime hasn’t optioned film rights to this scandal yet, nothing’s right with the world. In a bizarre twist, the FBI agent who launched the investigation that ended with the revelation that ex-CIA chief David Petraeus was having an affair with his biographer was taken off the case over the summer for becoming too involved. Sources tell The Wall Street Journal he allegedly went so far as to send shirtless photos to Jill Kelley, the friend of Petraeus who allegedly received threatening emails from his mistress, Paula Broadwell. The same agent apparently also contacted congressman David Reichert with concerns that the FBI planned to sweep the scandal under the rug.

    Read it at The Wall Street Journal