Jen Shah is not going to be sentenced till after the vacations. Her court docket date has been pushed to January 6, 2023.
The Real Housewives of Salt Lake City star’s attorneys requested the date change, per court docket paperwork obtained by Us Weekly, and Judge Sidney H. Stein permitted the rescheduling on Wednesday, November 23.
Shah, 49, will likely be sentenced for pleading guilty to 1 rely of conspiracy to commit wire fraud. In March 2021, she was arrested and charged with operating a nationwide telemarketing scheme together with one among her assistants, Stuart Smith. The authorities prosecutors described the scandal as a $5,000,000 cash laundering scheme.
At her arraignment in April, Shah initially pleaded not responsible to 1 rely of conspiracy to commit wire fraud and one rely of conspiracy to commit cash laundering. However, she modified her plea the next July.
“In 2012 to March 2021 in the Southern District of New York and elsewhere I agreed with others to commit wire fraud,” she stated throughout a court docket listening to in New York City. “I knew this was wrong. I knew many people were harmed and I’m so sorry.”
Her lawyer informed Us on the time that the RHOSLC star felt remorseful. “Ms. Shah is a good woman who crossed a line. She accepts full responsibility for her actions and deeply apologizes to all who have been harmed,” legal professional Priya Chaudhry told Us in a July statement. “Ms. Shah is also sorry for disappointing her husband, children, family, friends, and supporters. Jen pled guilty because she wants to pay her debt to society and put this ordeal behind her and her family.”
The U.S. Attorney’s workplace dropped the second cost of conspiracy to commit cash laundering following the change in her plea. Shah beforehand confronted as much as 30 years with each expenses, however even with only one, she might nonetheless be given a jail sentence of as much as 14 years.
Shah owns three companies — JXA Fashion, Shah Beauty and Shah Lashes — and he or she seems on actuality TV. However, government producer Andy Cohen completely told Us earlier this month that he doesn’t assume Shah will return for season 4 of The Real Housewives of Salt Lake City.
“She’s being sentenced on December 15, so I don’t know what to say to people who want her on the show,” the Bravo exec, 54, informed Us. “I hope that she gets no jail time whatsoever and she can come right back … but I have a feeling that she’s not going to be available to be on the show.”