Apollo Nida, husband of "Real Housewives of Atlanta" star Phaedra Parks, was sentenced Tuesday to eight years in federal prison after pleading guilty in May to identity theft and fraud.
He was also ordered to pay $2.3 million in restitution.
In a four-year scheme, Nida opened a phony debt-collection agency to get access to personal information, the Associated Press said. Stolen identities would then be used to collect unclaimed property or get money from various government agencies, including the IRS and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
More than 50 people were victimized, according to the