New Texts Show Favre’s Alleged Involvement in Welfare Scheme

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Sports Illustrated

By Nick Selbe Messages from 2017 appear to show Favre asking whether the source and amount of money he received could be tracked by the media. Text messages from 2017 appear to show Brett Favre was helped in receiving funding from former Mississippi governor Phil Bryant as part of a bigger welfare fund scheme in what’s been called the largest public fraud case in the state’s history. The issue with Favre centers on the Hall of Fame quarterback’s attempts to raise money for the construction of a new volleyball stadium at the University of Southern Mississippi, Favre’s alma mater and the school …

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