Victor responded, asking about an alternate fee structure, but did not hear back from Kelley again.
A representative for Kelley could not immediately be reached for comment on the newly revealed emails. Victor also claims that Kelley told him Gen. Petraeus arranged for her to be named honorary consul, and that she could use her connections with high-level Korean officials to help land the coal plant deal. None of the emails that Victor showed to ABC News mention Petraeus.
Kelley's friend Don Phillips told ABC News that Kelley has not "in any way tried to profit" from her relationship with Gen. Petraeus.
Retired Army Col. Steve Boylan, a friend and former spokesperson for ex-CIA Director Petraeus, said it was "nonsense" that Petraeus had any part in Kelley's alleged Korean deal. Another source told ABC News that Petraeus had asked Kelley to stop throwing his name around.
T.J. Kim, a spokesman for the South Korean Embassy in Washington says there was a meeting of Korean honorary consuls in Honolulu in September and he was told Kelley attended. There are a handful of such consuls across the country. But he has derided Kelley's alleged claim of access.
"She only assumed this honorary position in August, and in three months we saw no activity from her or for the Korean government or the Korean community in Florida," he told ABC News.