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Tue Nov 13, 2012, 09:58 AM

What was the FBI searching for at Paula Broadwells house

If this is just a hay in the sack why on earth are they searching and taking items out of her house in boxes.She wasn't even home at the time of the search and the fact that she has lawyer-ed up is another mystery she is reported to have a defense lawyer.you don't need a defense lawyer for a extra martial affair there's something else to this story we don't know yet http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2012/11/12/fbi-search-home-paula-broadwell/1701495/

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Reply What was the FBI searching for at Paula Broadwells house (Original post)
bigdarryl Nov 2012 OP
doc03 Nov 2012 #1
bigdarryl Nov 2012 #2
Comrade_McKenzie Nov 2012 #3
bigdarryl Nov 2012 #4
Comrade_McKenzie Nov 2012 #5
bigdarryl Nov 2012 #7
HereSince1628 Nov 2012 #6
bigdarryl Nov 2012 #8
HereSince1628 Nov 2012 #12
alcibiades_mystery Nov 2012 #13
HereSince1628 Nov 2012 #15
mzteaze Nov 2012 #21
Bonhomme Richard Nov 2012 #9
flamingdem Nov 2012 #20
Tutonic Nov 2012 #10
barbiegeek Nov 2012 #22
gang Nov 2012 #11
demhottie Nov 2012 #14
PsychProfessor Nov 2012 #16
Coyotl Nov 2012 #18
HopeHoops Nov 2012 #17
CTyankee Nov 2012 #19

Response to bigdarryl (Original post)

Tue Nov 13, 2012, 10:00 AM

1. A blue dress with cum stains n/t

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Response to doc03 (Reply #1)

Tue Nov 13, 2012, 10:00 AM

2. OH GOD!!!

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Response to bigdarryl (Original post)

Tue Nov 13, 2012, 10:00 AM

3. Yeah, the FBI tried to say the raid wasn't really a raid...

 

And that she consented to it. That it was basically just to wrap up the investigation.

But you don't spend 4.5 hours taking out boxes upon boxes of evidence, including two computers in a 'non-raid that was basically nothing.'

They were looking for something. No doubt about it.

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Response to Comrade_McKenzie (Reply #3)

Tue Nov 13, 2012, 10:02 AM

4. DAMN!!! your saying this search was 4 and a half hours

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Response to bigdarryl (Reply #4)

Tue Nov 13, 2012, 10:06 AM

5. Mhm. I was watching live tweets by a local reporter last night:

 

@DianneG "FBI removed 2 computers, 5-7 evidence boxes of items from Paula Broadwell's home... after 4.5 hour search"

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Response to Comrade_McKenzie (Reply #5)

Tue Nov 13, 2012, 10:09 AM

7. Sounds very serious to me regardless of what they say about NO National Security was breached

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Response to bigdarryl (Original post)

Tue Nov 13, 2012, 10:07 AM

6. IIRC she made email threats using the general's account.

Setting aside the issues of compromising US national security leadership seems to me there could be potential criminal issues of federal interest...blackmail, identity theft etc across state lines.

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Response to HereSince1628 (Reply #6)

Tue Nov 13, 2012, 10:12 AM

8. But they allegedly said the threats were not that serious in nature

maybe they just want to be on the safe side making sure she's not a spy.But on the other hand why hire a defense lawyer

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Response to bigdarryl (Reply #8)

Tue Nov 13, 2012, 10:56 AM

12. Using the email of a national security leader to send any threat at least raised the profile

of the case, meaning things get scrutinized with greater concern.


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Response to HereSince1628 (Reply #6)

Tue Nov 13, 2012, 11:04 AM

13. That's not true...she made email threats using anonymous accounts

Indeed, that was one of the challenges of the investigation: they had to match up this person with a series of anonymous accounts, which they did using IP addresses and linking her with the various physical locations (usually hotels) from which the emails were sent.

There is no indication that she used the general's account to send any emails whatsoever. She did share yet another anonymous account with Petraeus, and they used that account to communicate by draft email.

Your understanding of the case is incorrect.

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Response to alcibiades_mystery (Reply #13)

Tue Nov 13, 2012, 11:12 AM

15. Thanks for the correction, I thought one of those accounts was his

it appears that that account was shared.


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Response to HereSince1628 (Reply #15)

Tue Nov 13, 2012, 12:51 PM

21. It was shared...

In a way. What they did was each have their own accounts, then log into the other's account to read the typed "email" without actually sending it.

Sounds like some TV spy stuff. Here's the quote:

Petraeus and Broadwell apparently used a trick, known to terrorists and teenagers alike, to conceal their email traffic, one of the law enforcement officials said.

Rather than transmitting emails to the other's inbox, they composed at least some messages and instead of transmitting them, left them in a draft folder or in an electronic "dropbox," the official said. Then the other person could log onto the same account and read the draft emails there. This avoids creating an email trail that is easier for outsiders to intercept or trace.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/11/13/john-allen-jill-kelley_n_2122173.html?utm_hp_ref=politics

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Response to bigdarryl (Original post)

Tue Nov 13, 2012, 10:32 AM

9. My take so far FWIW.

I think the sex just happened to open a door. Now you have the CIA and the Army involved with the same women. My tinfoil hat tells me that they were used to serendipitously leak information for the defense department to friendly media markets. General Allen didn't write 30,000 sex mails to the Kelley woman. That would be ludicrous, but selected intelligence that would help their cause (whatever that cause might be) is where I would put my money. These woman had extraordinary access to the top leadership and they would be useful to that leadership.
I also think they will sell this as some sort of sex-capade and let it go down the rabbit hole.

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Response to Bonhomme Richard (Reply #9)

Tue Nov 13, 2012, 12:48 PM

20. Perhaps a Fox connection

There is info saying that Allen did send 25 emails a day, that is substantial, but they were "flirty" now who does that much emailing.. friends?

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Response to bigdarryl (Original post)

Tue Nov 13, 2012, 10:47 AM

10. Evidence that affair began before Patraeus resigned his

military career. She'll lose her reserve post (military benefits) and he'll likely get a reprimand (if that is possible for retired military????).

I'm wondering if these women were part of a loosely configured escort arrangement--where these attractive women are paired with high level brass. Jill Kelly did not have a paid position but seems to have logged in a lot of time. Seemes strange.

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Response to Tutonic (Reply #10)

Tue Nov 13, 2012, 01:22 PM

22. Gawk, my taxes $$ for escorts. How very handmaidens tale

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Response to bigdarryl (Original post)

Tue Nov 13, 2012, 10:50 AM

11. oh

 

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Response to bigdarryl (Original post)

Tue Nov 13, 2012, 11:07 AM

14. she had classified documents



that Petraeus supposedly did not give her. So she had another source giving her classified info.

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Response to bigdarryl (Original post)

Tue Nov 13, 2012, 11:14 AM

16. These women seem like military brass groupies

I didn't even know such a thing existed.

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Response to PsychProfessor (Reply #16)

Tue Nov 13, 2012, 11:41 AM

18. Ding, ding!

Hob-nobbers of the close kind.

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Response to bigdarryl (Original post)

Tue Nov 13, 2012, 11:39 AM

17. The usual: dildos, lace panties, porn magazines, used condoms, normal stuff.

 

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Response to HopeHoops (Reply #17)

Tue Nov 13, 2012, 12:44 PM

19. someone posted earlier that you could see boxes of videos in the clear plastic bins as they

were removing stuff. Hubby and I wondered about what "videos" would be of interest...they wouldn't be interested in your collection of National Geographic vids from the early 1990s...

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