"I wish, I hate to say this, but I wish I did a lot of things differently, but I've never did anything unethically, unprofessional, or anything he did not want done," she said. "Everything he wanted done, all that stuff that they keep bringing out, that has, all has witnesses to back it up.
"Every bit of the money was done properly, professionally, and they're not going to be able to find any default in that," she said. "I have too many witnesses to say what he wanted done, why he wanted it done, and how he wanted it done, so I have witnesses on every bit of that."
Even before the charges against her were announced, Moore said she had no fear of being arrested.
"I'm not scared of going to jail for murder, because there is no jury that's going to convict me," she said. "They are saying that I took a gun, put it up, and killed another human being, and I would never ever, ever do that. So, no, I don't think any jury would ever convict me of that."
According to Polk County authorities, Moore had made several attempts to make it look as if Shakespeare had been communicating with his family -- offering someone a $200,000 house in exchange for reporting a false sighting, sending his son $5,000 in cash for his birthday and sending text messages -- even though Shakespeare had already disappeared.
In February 2009, two months before Shakespeare was last confirmed to have been seen, Moore opened up a limited liability account with his money and gave herself signing authority, according to the Polk County Sheriff's Office. She then rewarded herself with $1 million, which she spent on a Corvette, a Hummer and lavish vacations.
The only previous arrest that had any connection to the case came in late January when Polk County authorities arrested Lakeland police officer Troy McKay Young, charging him with providing Moore with confidential information from law enforcement databases in exchange for compensation.