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Statement from the Justice Department on the Criminal Charges Against David Petraeus

For Immediate Release
Office of Public Affairs

Justice Department Spokesman Marc Raimondi released the following statement Tuesday:

“Three documents – a criminal Information, a plea agreement, and a statement of facts – were filed today in the United States District Court for the Western District of North Carolina’s Charlotte Division in the case of United States v. David Howell Petraeus.  The criminal Information charges the defendant with one count of unauthorized removal and retention of classified material, in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 1924.  The plea agreement and corresponding statement of facts, both signed by the defendant, indicate that he will plead guilty to the one-count criminal Information."

Petraeus Plea Agreement

Petraeus Factual Basis

Petraeus Bill of Information 

Updated June 16, 2016

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