Report: Emails referred to 'comings and goings' of US military officials

Anonymous and "menacing" emails sent to Jill Kelley - which ultimately led to the downfall of CIA Director David Petraeus - referred to the "comings and goings" of high-level US military officials, according to NBC News.

David Petraeus
David Petraeus admitted to an affair last week and resigned as the CIA Director. Credit: REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

The first email sent to Kelley reportedly mentioned her socialising with generals in Tampa, Florida, and suggested her behaviour was inappropriate.

The anonymous emails continued - sent from multiple accounts - and referred to the movements of high-level generals and Petraeus himself, a source told the American news channel.

Government and law enforcement officials told NBC News that the FBI traced the emails to Paula Broadwell - Petraeus' biographer and the woman he had an affair with.

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