Former Governor Phil Bryant faces subpoena for welfare fraud scandal
MISSISSIPPI (WCBI) – Former Governor Phil Bryant is facing a subpoena related to the Brett Favre scandal.
The NFL Hall of Famer is caught up in a civil suit over an alleged multimillion-dollar welfare fraud scandal.
Attorneys for the defendant say they want to see communications between the ex-governor and athlete.
The state is suing Austin Smith, nephew of former MDHS director Jon Davis, for the return of more than $425,000.
It is also accusing Favre of pressuring a company in which he was invested to seek nonprofit money.