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

MICHAEL JACKSON ACCUSED

In November 2003, Santa Barbara sheriff's deputies arrested Michael Jackson and later charged him with molesting a 13-year-old boy. Jackson, who had settled a 1993 civil molestion case for a reported $20 million, denies the charges: "Before I hurt a child, I would slit my wrists," he told 60 Minutes. He is not expected to testify before the grand jury.