Thu Nov 15, 2012, 02:58 PM
rainbow4321 (9,282 posts)
Kelley tried to "sell access" to S Korea officials??
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Ok...so even is the SK officials are OK with this...shouldn't someone on the US side who helped her get this so called title be questioning her alleged offer?
In late August, the Republican National Convention in Tampa served as the backdrop to a bizarre business meeting that showed how Kelley used her military connections to open doors off the base as well as on.
Adam Victor, president of TransGas Development in New York, was in town to network and find business opportunities. Someone introduced him to Kelley, and the two spoke in a VIP section of the convention hall.
Victor said Kelley described herself as a close friend to Petraeus, which impressed him. In fact, he said, Kelley told him she might help him with a coal gasification project in South Korea. She said she could gain him access to the highest levels of the South Korean government, Victor said.
Kelley told him she was an honorary consul for South Korea, and Victor said she told him she had obtained the position with the help of Petraeus.
Kelley and Victor later met in New York. Kelley mentioned her fee if any deal was brokered — $80 million. The fee was so unrealistic and excessive, Victor said, he immediately realized he was dealing with an amateur. He rejected it out of hand. He said Kelley then asked for a counter proposal. But Victor wasn't biting.
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Thu Nov 15, 2012, 03:26 PM
rocktivity (40,546 posts)
1. "Commission" is probably too big a word for her.
One thing is for sure -- The Kelley twins and Paula Broadwell weren't mere "party girls."