Kelley Tried to Stop Investigation

    TAMPA, FL - NOVEMBER 13:  Jill Kelley leaves her home on November 13, 2012 in Tampa, Florida. Kelley, who is reported to be involved with the military community at MacDill Air Force Base, reported receiving harassing emails to the FBI, which resulted in an investigation that revealed the sender to be Paula Broadwell, who was found to be having an affair with Gen. David H. Petraeus.  (Photo by Tim Boyles/Getty Images)

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    There are no take-backsies in FBI investigations. Jill Kelley learned that the hard way after triggering the probe into a series of threatening emails that ultimately led to the resignation of David Petraeus and the unveiling of a convoluted sex scandal. Kelley initially complained to the FBI after receiving harassing emails eventually traced to Paula Broadwell, Petraeus’s mistress and biographer, but attempted to stop the investigation upon realizing that it could cause her personal life to unravel. (Whoopsie, it has.) In another new development, Broadwell apparently didn’t just send disturbing emails solely to Kelley. She also sent messages denigrating her to senior military officials.

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