PEOPLE's Most Shocking Scandals

Heidi Fleiss, Interngate, the Battling Bobbitts – look at the most astonishing events of the past 30 years. By Lucy Maher


Hollywood panicked when Heidi Fleiss, who brokered high-priced call girls for celebrities (including Charlie Sheen), threatened to name names from her coveted black book – but she never did. Arrested in June 1993 on felony charges, Fleiss finally began a 26-month prison sentence for tax evasion, pandering and money laundering in 1997. She detailed her sexploits in the 2003 book Pandering.