Brett Favre: New report includes transcripts showing ex-QB’s role in Mississippi welfare fraud

A new report from Anna Wolff from Mississippi today It is alleged that former NFL quarterback Brett Favre used his political and business connections to raise taxpayer money for his favorite organizations.

Favre reportedly used “special access” to Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant and other powerful players who have secured state welfare money to get millions of dollars for organizations he favors. Among Favre’s influences were $5 million in grant money for the University of Southern Mississippi’s new volleyball stadium and $2.15 million in “alleged stolen money” from the Mississippi Department of Human Services to a Favre-backed drug company called Prevacus.

It is also alleged that Favre took $1.1 million in welfare money for himself.