Mississippi welfare fraud lawsuit grows to include more names, Favre

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rssfeeds.hattiesburgamerican.com – Mississippi – 2022-12-05 14:04:54

The University of Southern Mississippi Wellness Center in Hattiesburg was funded in part by welfare money. The state is looking to recover those funds through a new lawsuit.

The University of Southern Mississippi Athletic Foundation is one of 10 parties the Mississippi Department of Human Services is seeking to sue in an expanding that it hopes will recoup millions of dollars of welfare funds lost in the largest public fraud in history.

Southern Miss is linked to the alleged fraud scheme through one of its most notable alums, former Golden Eagles quarterback and pro football hall of famer Brett Favre, who is mentioned directly in the amended complaint to the lawsuit.

Through his attorney, Favre recently asked the judge presiding over the case to…

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