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Inside the web of corruption at the center of Mississippi's welfare fraud scandal

Quarterback Brett Favre #4 of the Green Bay Packers looks for an open receiver during the game against the Indianapolis Colts at the RCA Dome on September 26, 2004 in Indianapolis, Indiana. The Colts defeated the Packers 45-31. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Quarterback Brett Favre #4 of the Green Bay Packers looks for an open receiver during the game against the Indianapolis Colts at the RCA Dome on September 26, 2004 in Indianapolis, Indiana. The Colts defeated the Packers 45-31. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

A web of corruption is being uncovered in Mississippi, as more details come to light about a welfare fraud scandal that funneled money to former NFL player Brett Favre and others.

Here & Now‘s Robin Young talks to Anna Wolfe, reporter for Mississippi Today.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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