10 Jaw-Dropping American Scandals

America is a country that is no stranger to scandals, from political controversies to celebrity scandals.

However, there are some that seem to have slipped under the radar. Here are ten massive American scandals that you may not have heard of.

The Church of Scientology's Tax-Exempt Status

“The church of Scientology blackmailed and threatened IRS people to get their tax exempt status,” one person claimed. Someone else jumped in, adding, “I've posted this a few times before but they weren't any better in the UK.


The Keating Five

The Senate Ethics Committee found that none of them had formally broken any laws, but found three of them were implicated enough to be formally censured,” one person recalled.


The Abramoff Scandals

“Jack Abramoff was a federal lobbyist, primarily involved in gambling and Indian tribal law, who was convicted of defrauding and overbilling Indian tribal councils he was representing to the tunes of tens of millions of dollars.


The Tuskegee Syphilis Study

“This Tuskegee Study is exactly why I don't trust medical science or even doctors today. I am 100% positive they use us as test subjects even today.


“When I used to be a debt collector one of our clients was a government run juvenile jail system in Florida that charged parents room and board for their kids entire stay at juvie.


For-Profit Juvenile Detention Systems