After being branded a “welfare queen,” SiriusXM halted Brette Favre’s NFL programming. A spokesperson for the company confirmed to the publication but did not provide details.
Brett Favre allegedly used welfare funds to build volleyball facilities
As is known, Favre allegedly asked former MS Governor Phil Bryant and nonprofit leader Nancy New for money to build a volleyball facility at the University of Southern Mississippi (USM).
Reports say Favre has received more than $6 million to fund the facility and make speaking arrangements.
While he paid back $1 million, the state auditor said he owed more than $200,000 in interest.
John Davis, former executive director of the Mississippi Department of Human Services, committed to guilt for two federal counts” (transfer fraud and committing theft related to programs that receive federal loans and one count of theft related to programs that receive federal funds). ” He will be sentenced on February 3, 2023.
Brett Favre is accused of donating charity funds to USM
In other Favre news, ESPN report that Brette Favre’s institution, Favre 4 Hope, is being accused of giving away his alma mater, the University of Southern Mississippi (USM), $130,000 Initially for cancer patients.
Reports indicate the school received donations around the same time as Favre welfare fundraiser from MS state also built a volleyball facility at USM, where his daughter also attended.
Favre 4 Hope’s mission is to support “for underprivileged children, with disabilities and breast cancer patients” and to receive donations from donors to help with that cause.
Details of Favre 4 Hope Tax Documents
Based on tax reportsThe former NFL player’s organization donated $60,000 to the USM Athletic Foundation in 2018. But other organizations only received $10,000.
ESPN also says that documents it viewed show Favre 4 Hope donating $46,817 to the USM Athletic Foundation in 2019. The Mississippi Special Olympics also received a $11,000 donation.
So far, he has not been charged with any crime by the authorities.