Casey Anthony's bankruptcy filing frustrates founder of Texas Equusearch
by Doug Miller / KHOU 11 News
Posted on January 27, 2013 at 11:21 PM
Updated today at 7:42 AMHOUSTON -
The latest twist to the strange story of Casey Anthony has frustrated the founder of a non-profit in the Houston area that’s suing her for damages.
Anthony, the Florida mother infamously accused and acquitted of killing her daughter Caylee in a sensational trial, has filed for bankruptcy protection. Her petition claims she owes almost $800,000 to about 80 creditors, with about $500,000 of it owed to her lead defense attorney.
But the bankruptcy filing in federal court also basically freezes all lawsuits filed against her in state courts, including a suit filed by Texas Equusearch, a non-profit group that helps law enforcement authorities hunt for missing people.
“We did a massive search for little Caylee,” said Tim Miller, the Santa Fe man who founded the group. “And we had over 4200 volunteers come in from all over the country. Equusearch itself spent a little over $119,000 on that search.”...more at linkhttp://www.khou.com/news/local/Casey-An ... 07491.html