Justice declines to charge Paula Broadwell with cyberstalking

The Justice Department will not charge Paula Broadwell, the former mistress of former CIA Director David Petraeus, with cyber stalking.

Robert Muse, Broadwell's attorney, received a letter from the Justice Department saying that no charges would be brought against Broadwell, the Associated Press reported Tuesday.

"After applying relevant case law to the particular facts of this case, the United States Attorney's Office for the Middle District of Florida has decided not to pursue a federal case regarding the alleged acts of cyber stalking' involving Paula Broadwell," Justice Department spokesman William C. Daniels said according to the report. 

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Petraeus resigned after admitting the affair. His resignation followed emails Broadwell sent Tampa socialite Jill Kelley reportedly warning Kelley to keep away from Petraeus as well as Gen. Jon Allen. Kelley showed the emails to the FBI, which sparked an investigation.

Broadwell, however, still is being investigated for what FBI investigators say is a "substantial amount" of classified information found at her home. The documents were reportedly being used for research by Broadwell for her book, All In, a biography of Petraeus co-written with Vernon Loeb of The Washington Post. The book was published earlier in 2012. 

Petraeus has denied that he gave Braodwell any of the information. Broadwell herself has also said she did not get the information from Petraeus.

Petraeus and Broadwell say their affair ended in the summer of 2012.