On November 16, the Horter family (Lionel, Franck, Marie-Octavie, their mother, and Marjorie, Lionel's wife), will pass in criminal hearing before the judicial court of Mulhouse learned this Monday France Info, information confirmed to us by the prosecutor of the Republic of Mulhouse. The leaders of the Mulhouse Olympic swimming will be tried for suspicion of the offenses of breach of trust, abuse of social property and concealment.
The club's president, Franck Horter, was served with a judicial review preventing him from carrying out his duties. The judicial police of Mulhouse had opened an investigation in 2020 following an anonymous denunciation about the management of the club. In January 2022 the club had lost the exclusive operation of its training center. He was also cited in a dispute between him and Yannick Agnel, whom Lionel Horter has trained, concerning the non-payment of a year of contract, up to 60,000 euros for the former swimmer. Agnel had obtained reason and the club sentenced to pay the 60,000 euros.
Lionel Horter, the club's coach, has had under his command Roxana Maracineanu, Amaury Leveaux and Laure Manaudou.