The nation’s poorest state used welfare cash to pay Brett Favre for speeches he by no means made
Brett Favre earned practically $140 million as a star NFL quarterback over twenty years and tens of millions extra in product endorsements.
However that didn’t cease the state of Mississippi from paying Favre $1.1 million in 2017 and 2018 to make motivational speeches — out of federal welfare funds supposed for needy households. The Mississippi state auditor stated Favre by no means gave the speeches and demanded the cash again, with curiosity.
Favre has repaid the charges, though not the $228,000 in curiosity the auditor additionally demanded. However the revelation by the auditor that $70 million in TANF welfare funds