젠 샤 | will continue to let the cameras roll on her legal woes, 사람들이 확인했습니다.
“She’s had Meredith [점수] 그리고 히스 [Gay] 그녀의 옆에, who have been very supportive of their friend during a difficult time,” 출처는 PEOPLE에게 독점적으로 알려줍니다.. “Obviously her legal troubles have not been easy for Jen, let alone making this decision to plead not guilty.”
This case is “a very big part of Jen’s story,” 소스 계속.
“Producers don’t want us to stop following it now,” 내부자가 덧붙인다. “They’ll keep filming with her as long as they can, just like they did with Teresa [Giudice].”
Shah became a full-time cast member on RHOSLC 11 월 2020. In the Bravo hit’s second season, her storyline largely focused on the drama surrounding her alleged telemarketing scheme.
She and assistant 스튜어트 스미스 ~이었다 체포 3월에 2021 for allegedly targeting individuals in a massive fraud operation. They were charged with one count of conspiracy to commit wire fraud in connection with telemarketing and one count of conspiracy to commit money laundering.
Both Shah and Smith, 43, originally pleaded not guilty, but he eventually pleaded guilty later that year. He was sentenced to 72 months in prison and five years of supervised release.
Shah had maintained her innocence until Monday, when she appeared in a New York court and pleaded guilty before Judge Sidney H. 스타인. The reality star admitted to committing “wire fraud, offering services with little to no value.”
“We used interstate telephones and emails. I knew many of the purchasers were over the age of 55,” 그녀는 계속했다, per a Twitter thread from Inner City Press’s Matthew Russell Lee. “I am so sorry.”
Shah’s guilty plea means she will not stand trial. She was also charged with one count of conspiracy to commit wire fraud in connection with telemarketing. A maximum penalty of up to 30 years in prison is still a possibility.
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“양. Shah is a good woman who crossed a line. 그녀 accepts full responsibility for her actions and deeply apologizes to all who have been harmed,” attorney Priya Chaudhry told PEOPLE.
“양. Shah is also sorry for disappointing her husband, 어린이들, 가족, 친구, and supporters,” the lawyer continued. “Jen pled guilty because she wants to pay her debt to society and put this ordeal behind her and her family.”