10 Of Most Corrupt Politicians In The World

Budd Dywer

Budd Dywer was a Republican member of the House of Representative from 1965 to 1970. He also served in the U.S. Senate from 1971 to 1981 and later he served as the treasurer of Pennsylvania from 1981 until the day he took his own life.

Dywer was scheduled for sentencing after he was found guilty of taking $300,000 from a private company in exchange for a $4 million state contract. He was also guilty of mail fraud and conspiracy to commit bribery.

During the press conference of January 22nd, 1987, Dywer pulled out the trigger on .357 and took his own life.