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Casey Anthony Settles in $100K Search for Already-Dead Caylee

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Wednesday, 23 Oct 2013 06:20 AM

By Alexandra Ward

Casey Anthony reached a settlement Friday with the search-and-recovery group that spent $100,000 scouring Central Florida in 2008 for her 2-year-old daughter Caylee, who Anthony already knew was dead.

Texas EquuSearch agreed Friday to drop its complaint objecting to Anthony's Chapter 7 bankruptcy filing as long as Anthony allows the rescue organization to claim $75,000 as a creditor, the Orlando Sentinel reported.

EquuSearch was just one of three creditors that lodged a federal complaint in opposition to Anthony's January bankruptcy filing, which listed the 26-year-old's debt at nearly $800,000 and her assets at just over $1,000.

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The group claims it drained its resources and brought in "countless" volunteers to help search for Anthony's daughter Caylee, who was reported missing in 2008.

"While many have debated whether Casey Anthony will ever financially profit from Caylee's death, one thing is certain; the time and money that [EquuSearch] must spend to pursue these claims are being taken from other families that really need their help," EquuSearch lawyers Wites & Kapetan, P.A. and Meland Russin & Budwick, P.A., said in a statement.

Caylee Anthony's duct-taped body was found in 2008 in a trash bag not far from the family's home about five months after grandmother Cindy Anthony reported her missing.

Casey Anthony's strange behavior, including telling police a nanny had kidnapped her daughter and that the child had drowned in the family's swimming pool, made her a target for intense media scrutiny.

She was found not guilty of first-degree murder, aggravated child abuse, and aggravated manslaughter of a child on July 5, 2011. Anthony was, however, found guilty on four misdemeanor counts of providing false information to police, but only sentenced to time served. She has been living in hiding ever since her release last year.

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