Mississippi auditor Shad White said NFL star Brett Favre could face a civil lawsuit if he failed to return 82 828,000 in ill-gotten gains from the Mississippi government.
Favre is one of many recipients who have received millions of dollars over the past several years as a result of the misuse of State Temporary Assistance for Families in Need (TANF), a federal aid program that provides assistance to families in need. Made to be self-sufficient. .
The state has since accused Mississippi Department of Human Services Director John Davis of embezzling کردار 77 million in TANF funds for his role in allowing the mistake, Mississippi Today reported. Reported. The majority of the alleged misappropriations were made by various non-profit organizations, which are now being investigated by state auditors.
Back in 2017 and 2018, Mississippi resident, Favre, Allegedly According to state officials, ریاست 1.1 million was received from two state nonprofits, not including the former Green Bay Packers quarterback. A report by White Read on.
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Fiore, who has not been formally charged with any crime. Claimed That he was there for engagements and he was unaware of the real source of the money.
As of May last year, White said the football star had already returned ڈالر 500,000 and agreed to pay the rest in installments.
“I never received money for obligations that I did not fulfill. To reiterate the auditors White’s statement, I did not know that the money disbursed was paid out of the funds not given for this purpose. , And that’s why I’m getting my money back. Mississippi is back, “the football star said. Echo In a tweet last year
But in a letter Thursday, White said that if he waited more than 30 days for the state to pay 82 828,000, Fever would be sued – an amount that would save the remaining $ 600 million. 000 plus represents the interest of previous years.
“After an initial media dust-up, he handed over a check for 500 500 and made a voluntary pledge to return the remaining amount in the coming months,” said White spokesman Logan Reeves. told AP News “And then, it didn’t happen.”
Favor is not the only athlete to be asked to return the illegally allocated money as part of the state’s massive embezzlement scheme.
According to Mississippi Today, the Mississippi Auditor also expects to pay Ted D. Jr., a former WWE wrestler, ریاست 3.9 million in speaking fees, and interest to the state. D-22’s father, Ted D-22 Senior, is also receiving $ 722,299 from his Christian ministry.
Others targeted include former footballer Marcus Dupree ($ 789,534), John Davis’ nephew Austin Smith ($ 378,791), and Nancy New, a nonprofit and private school operator whose son Zack $ 74,261 will have to be returned.
Favre is the only name in the audit that has so far paid or at least promised to return to the state.