Europe 1 with AFP 18:42 p.m., March 20, 2023The French Tennis Federation in turn in turmoil? A complaint for misappropriation of public property and corruption against the FFt was filed with the National Financial Prosecutor's Office by executives of the body. For its part, the Federation assures that it has not been the recipient of any official information for the moment.
A complaint for misappropriation of public property and corruption against the French Tennis Federation (FFT) has been filed with the National Financial Prosecutor's Office, said Monday to AFP the PNF, confirming information from RMC Sport. "At this stage, the FFT has not received any complaint, any official information, or even any escalation of accusations internally of this type," responded to AFP the lawyer of the Federation Me Jacqueline Laffont-Haïk.
"They are waiting to have more elements, these subjects being taken very seriously by the management team of the federation," she added. The complaint, filed by several executives of the Federation, is under analysis, said the PNF without giving more details, including the period covered by this complaint.
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Financial management involved
The FFT had as Director General from March 2021 to May 2022 the current Minister of Sports, Amélie Oudéa-Castéra. This complaint comes a few weeks after the publication in the media of an investigation questioning the management methods and financial management of the Federation since the election of Gilles Moretton as its president in early 2021.