Cheryl Kernot Gareth Evans
(Images: AAP/Julian Smith and AAP/YONHAP NEWS)

This week, Crikey is celebrating its 20th anniversary, so we've taken a look through the archives to bring you some of our biggest and most controversial scoops. Today, the 2002 email sent to subscribers scooping Laurie Oakes with the revelation that Australian Democrat defector Cheryl Kernot and Labor's Gareth Evans had an affair.