Jen Shah was sentenced to 78 months in prison.
The 49-year-old reality star – known for appearing on the hit Bravo show “The Real Housewives of Salt Lake City” – was charged in March 2021 with wire fraud and money laundering charges related to a telemarketing scheme. He was arrested and eventually sentenced to: According to E!, she was sentenced to six and a half years in prison on Friday (06.01.23) after pleading guilty in July 2022. news.
Jen, who is married to football coach Sharif Shah and has children Sharif Jr., 28, and Omar, 19, along with her assistant Stuart, duped “elderly and vulnerable people” through her telemarketing scheme. Smith is expected to be sentenced in March.
Lawyer Priya Chaudhry said: “Jen spent a month reading the names of those she had hurt. She prayed for their forgiveness. But she couldn’t forgive herself. Jen understands that the pain cannot be undone or paid back to them today…but today is about justice…for them.The pain will be measured.”
On the show, Jen’s catchphrase is “The only thing I’m guilty of is shamizing,” but in court Jen reportedly said it tearfully.
Jen initially pleaded not guilty until earlier this year, but according to E! News now has to report to prison on Feb. 17, and her legal team has yet to decide which prison to report to. No, but we recommend detention in a Texas minimum security prison.
Last year, Jen pleaded guilty to her innocence, claiming she was “wrongfully accused.”
In the trailer for The Real Housewives of Salt Lake City: The After Show, she said: “I don’t want my children, my husband, my mother, my family to be affected in this way and I have to fight. I am representing all those who have committed crimes” or have been wrongly convicted of crimes they did not commit.
“If I have the means to fight, I will fight. I will fight because what is happening is not right. There are so many other people who have had this happen, who have been put in prison, who are completely innocent and whose lives have been ruined.”