AP source: US weighs criminal charges for Petraeus

File-This April 9, 2008, file photo shows Gen. David Petraeus testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. A U.S. official says the Justice Department is weighing bringing criminal charges against the former CIA Director over the handling of classified information. The official says investigators have presented senior-level Justice Department officials such as Attorney General Eric Holder with information on the case to make a decision. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department is weighing bringing criminal charges against former CIA Director David Petraeus over the handling of classified information, a U.S. official said Friday night. Investigators have presented senior-level Justice Department officials such as Attorney General Eric Holder with information on the case to help inform a decision on charging the former four-star general, the official said.

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