Hall of Famer Brett Favre still hasn’t paid Mississippi $600,000 he promised
Brett Favre in a Copper Fit ad (screengrab)

Maybe it was intercepted. Mississippi’s state auditor said Brett Favre has only paid the state $500,000 of the $1.1 million he promised over a year ago. After it was revealed in May 2020 that Favre received $1.1 million in state welfare payments amid a $94 million embezzlement scandal, the Hall of Fame quarterback promised to send the money back. State Auditor Shad White’s report said Favre was paid for speeches that he never gave, but the 50-year-old New York Jets legend claimed the money was for public service announcements that he actually recorded. White’s office said Tuesday it’s still mi...