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Disguised Casey Anthony gives video deposition in civil case

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(CBS/WKMG/AP) ORLANDO, Fla. - Disguised in sunglasses and a baseball cap, Casey Anthony was deposed Saturday for a civil lawsuit that accuses of her ruining the reputation of Zenaida Gonzalez. She is the woman who shares the same name as the fictitious baby sitter Anthony claimed kidnapped her daughter in 2008.

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Attorneys for Gonzalez used videoconferencing to question Anthony, who was at an undisclosed location in Florida.

John Morgan, the attorney representing Gonzalez, claimed Anthony seemed angry. He described her as, "Deep-breathing, nostrils flaring... she did not want to be there, clearly annoyed, but composed, courteous, not rude and not looking at me," reports CBS affiliate WKMG.

Her attorney, Jose Baez, was not present, only Orlando attorney Chuck Green. Morgan questioned her for 45 minutes.

"We tried to keep it as brief as we could. Because repeatedly her attorney was invoking on her behalf her 5th-Amendment right under the constitution, which we believe quite frankly is not proper," Morgan said. "Especially as it relates to the murder of her daughter or disappearance of her daughter."

Morgan said Anthony tried to disguise herself by wearing a Philadelphia Phillies baseball cap and long, thick black hair that appeared to be from a wig. She also wore a large pair of Dolce and Gabbana sunglasses, Morgan said.

Morgan told WKMG that within the next week he will take the video to the judge, who can either allow Anthony to continue invoking the 5th Amendment, force her to start talking or have her jailed for contempt of court.

The tapes from Anthony's deposition will not be released until the judge rules on the issue, according to Morgan's son, attorney Matt Morgan, reports the station.

Anthony was acquitted of killing her daughter Caylee and released from jail in July. She is now serving probation on an unrelated charge at an undisclosed location in Florida.

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