California Couple Thrown In The Slammer After Bragging About Selling Shoplifted Toys On eBay

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From the Associated Press:

SAN DIEGO – A Southern California couple who bragged on the “Dr. Phil” show about making $100,000 by selling shoplifted toys on eBay have been sentenced to federal prison.

The show aired a video of the couple’s three small children accompanying them on a three-day shoplifting binge.

30-four-year-old Matthew Eaton of San Marcos got more than two years in prison on Monday. His wife, 27-year-old Laura Eaton, was sentenced to a year.

They pleaded guilty to conspiracy to transport stolen property across state lines.

The Eatons were arrested last September, nearly a year after they appeared on the show and claimed they made as much as $3,500 a week by selling stolen goods.

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