1929 – Alber B. Fall, of U.S. President Harding’s cabinet, was found guilty of taking a bribe. He was sentenced to a year in prison and fined $100,000.


Senate Committee to use all legal powers to investigate Teapot DomeIn 1929, during the Teapot Dome scandal, Albert B. Fall, who served as U.S. President Warren Harding’s interior secretary, was found guilty of accepting a bribe while in office. He was the first presidential Cabinet member convicted of a crime.