Casey Anthony files for bankruptcy

By Alexi Knock,

Casey Anthony, who was declared not guilty of killing her 2-year-old daughter Caylee in 2011, filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy in Tampa, FL over the weekend.

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According to MSNBC, Anthony claimed about $792,000 in liabilities and $1,100 in assets.

Sixty pages of court records reveal that her listed debts include attorney fees for Jose Baez, her defense lawyer in the highly-publicized trial surrounding the murder of her young daughter. Debts for the attorney fees alone total about $500,000.

Her debts also included $68,540 owed to the Internal Revenue Service for taxes.

Court records also showed that Anthony is currently unemployed.

According to The Huffington Post, Anthony is also seeking debt relief for costs associated with bring convicted of four counts of lying to detectives. Her attorneys eventually appealed the convictions but Anthony served for the misdemeanors.

Anthony is under state supervision and her whereabouts are unknown.

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