FBI agent who opened investigation of Petreaus under scrutiny

This is getting more and more bizarre as we uncover more about this investigation. It turns out, the FBI opened the investigation into Petreaus when Jill Kelly, the recipient of threatening emails from Petreaus's mistress Paul Broadwell, expressed her concerns for her safety to a friend - an FBI agent. That agent passed on the info to the cyber crimes unit of the FBI. But the FBI became concerned when the agent who initiated the investigation was discovered to have sent shirtless photos of himself to Kelly previously. Wall Street Journal: One official said the agent in question sent shirtless photos to Ms. Kelley well before the email investigation began, and FBI officials only became aware of them some time later. Eventually, supervisors told the agent he was to have nothing to do with the case, though he never had a formal role in the investigation, the official said. The agent, after being barred from the case, contacted a member of Congress, Washington Republican David...(Read Full Post)