David Petraeus Scandal Explained in 5 Clicks

Infidelity! Threatening emails! A shirtless FBI agent! PEOPLE breaks down the bizarre news reports of events that toppled the head of the CIA


About six months after the affair began, "menacing" and "threatening" anonymous emails from several addresses started popping up in the inbox of a Florida socialite named Jill Kelley, an events organizer for military personnel at a base in Tampa. Well-connected with top military brass, Kelley was a close friend of Petraeus and his family. The emails were cryptic, but at least one of them accused Kelley of inappropriately touching "him" under a table; another asked if Kelley's husband was aware of her actions.