After ‘Dr. Phil’ Confession, Couple Sentenced to Prison

By Andrew Gauthier 

Associated Press

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

U.S. District Court Judge Irma Gonzalez sentenced Matthew Eaton, 34, of San Marcos to 27 months in prison, while his wife, Laura Eaton, 27, was sentenced to a year.

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

Matthew Eaton told the judge he regretted going on “Dr. Phil.” More…

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