Mississippi supreme court won’t remove Brett Favre from welfare fraud lawsuit

The Mississippi supreme court says it will not remove NFL Hall of Famer Brett Favre as a defendant in a civil lawsuit that seeks to recover millions of dollars of misspent welfare money meant to help some of the poorest people in the United States. A panel of three justices issued a brief ruling on … Read more

Brett Favre will not be removed from civil lawsuit stemming from Mississippi welfare funds misuse scandal

Getty Images The Mississippi Supreme Court has decided Brett Favre will not be removed as a defendant in a civil lawsuit over misspent welfare money in what has become the largest corruption case in state history. Favre has been linked to the welfare scandal involving the misappropriation of roughly $77 million that was supposed to … Read more

Texts suggest Favre was central figure in welfare scheme

In an examination of the ongoing welfare fraud scandal in Mississippi, Sports Illustrated suggested that Brett Favre had far more involvement than previously reported. The lengthy report from Michael Rosenberg reviewed text messages exchanged between the Hall of Fame quarterback, former Gov. Phil Bryant, nonprofit executive director Nancy New and several other participants who are … Read more