10 American Politicians With The Worst Criminal Records

10. Vice President Spiro Agnew; Income Tax Evasion

Vice President Agnew did not play a role in Watergate, but heightened scrutiny of all the president’s men led investigators to discover that as Governor of Maryland six years earlier, Agnew failed to report thousands of dollars of income on his federal tax return. After two months of angry denials, Agnew finally fessed up to being a tax cheat. He resigned the vice presidency in 1973 just as the Watergate scandal started heating up.
10. Vice President Spiro Agnew; Income Tax Evasion