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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