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Casey Anthony fans sending money to her jailhouse account, says report

Casey Anthony when the verdict was announced at her murder trial.

(CBS) - While many were shocked by Casey Anthony's not guilty verdict in the death of her 2-year-old daughter Caylee, some apparently sided with Anthony and have been sending her money in the mail to buy snacks and other items in jail, a report says.   

Pictures: Casey and Caylee Anthony, personal photos

Since May, at least 17 people have sent money orders to Anthony, according to jailhouse records from the Orange County Corrections Department, reports ABC News.

Most of the charitable strangers are men, but some women have sent money as well. The donations have increased since her acquittal. Now, Anthony has a total of $472.18 in her bank account, about $200 more than what was in her account the day she received the not guilty verdict, reports the station.

The average balance in an Orange County jail inmate's account is $36.30, according to ABC News.

Last week Anthony was acquitted on first-degree murder, aggravated child abuse and aggravated manslaughter charges in the death of her daughter, Caylee.

Judge Belvin Perry sentenced Anthony to a total of four years in jail on four counts of providing false information to law enforcement, as well as a fine of $4,000, plus court costs. However, due to credit for time served and good behavior, Anthony is scheduled to be released this Sunday, July 17.

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