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Casey Anthony pleads her case today in a Tampa court

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Casey Anthony says she doesn't have a job, doesn't have any means of support and owes a great deal of money.  Monday, Anthony and her attorney's pushed their way through a crowd of reporters and photographers outside of the Federal Courthouse in Tampa.

Anthony was ordered to appear at a federal bankruptcy proceeding.  During a hearing, she told a federally appointed trustee that she has less than $500 in cash and is living with a friend.  The unnamed friend lives somewhere in Florida, but it was not disclosed where the friend lives.  Anthony says she owes her former attorney, Jose Baez more than  $300,000 for defending her during her murder trial. Anthony was found not guilty of killing her own daughter in 2011.

Since then she says she has received less than $2,000 in donations from strangers and has not had any job.  Attorney Scott Shuker isn't buying Anthony's story. Shuker represents Zenaida Gonzalez. Gonzalez is suing Anthony for damaging her reputation during the murder trial. Anthony told investigators that someone named Zenaida Gonzalez had kidnapped her daughter.

Shuker says he believes Anthony has a source of income that she isn't revealing. " From the smell test,  it didn't smell right. Any time you see an attorney at what is supposed to be a no asset case, being that active. More to the point, you have five attorney's there, none of who are allegedly being paid, that's odd.", says Shuker.  Anthony says also says she does not have any book or movie deals and no way to pay back her debts.

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