Florida's Newest Business Owner: Casey Anthony

Woman acquitted of killing toddler daughter in 2011 has opened a private investigation firm
By Jenn Gidman,  Newser Staff
Posted Jan 1, 2021 11:55 AM CST

(Newser) – While it's been a tough year for small businesses, a new one has just popped up in Florida. Per Fox News, state records show that paperwork for Case Research & Consulting Services, LLC, was filed Dec. 14, and the private investigation firm has a well-known name as its owner: Casey Anthony, the young mom acquitted in 2011 of killing her 2-year-old daughter, Caylee, three years previously. The company, which has an effective date of Friday, will be located in West Palm Beach.

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CBS12 reports that the business address for the company listed in the filing is that of Patrick McKenna, who served as a private investigator for Anthony's defense, as well as on OJ Simpson's legal team. Anthony has reportedly been living with the 72-year-old PI and learning about the private investigation business. WESH notes that even though the 34-year-old can't ever get a private investigator's license herself—she's a felon who was convicted of lying to authorities about Caylee's death—there's no law on the books preventing her from doing research and reviewing public records. (Read more Casey Anthony stories.)

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