Brett Favre pulled from Milwaukee radio station amid welfare scandal

A Milwaukee sports radio station said it was taking Brett Favre off the air. The move comes amid the great Green Bay Packer’s possible ties to a welfare fraud scandal in Mississippi. Some wonder if Favre knowingly took $5 million from welfare to build a new college volleyball arena where his daughter played. Favre has not been charged. But just yesterday, the former director of the Mississippi welfare agency was sentenced to 32 years in prison after pleading guilty to conspiracy and fraud against the government.

A Milwaukee sports radio station said it was taking Brett Favre off the air. The move comes amid the great Green Bay Packer’s possible ties to a social fraud scandal in Mississippi.

“Brett’s appearances with us are on hold at this time,” ESPN Milwaukee Vice President and Market Manager Steve Wexler said in a one-sentence statement to WISN 12 News.

Some wonder if Favre consciously took out $5 million in welfare to build a new college volleyball arena where his daughter played.

Favre has not been charged. But just yesterday, the former director of the Mississippi welfare agency was sentenced to 32 years in prison after pleading guilty to conspiracy and fraud against the government.

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