Balloon boy parents are sent to jail for hoax

The Heene family as seen on ABC's "Wife Swap" show. Photo from www.abc.com

December 23, 2009 2:10:27 PM PST
The parents who pulled the balloon boy hoax in hopes of landing a reality TV show were sentenced to jail Wednesday - 90 days for him, 20 days for her - and barred from profiting from their newfound celebrity status for the next four years.

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