“The Real Housewives of Salt Lake City” star Jen Shah is holding along with her story that she was informed her husband was affected by “internal bleeding” on the day she was arrested by the feds. 

Shah was filming the Bravo present on a bus with the opposite wives when she obtained a cellphone name, appeared distressed, informed the opposite girls Sharrieff Shah Sr. was within the hospital, after which left abruptly. Moments later the NYPD and Homeland Security confirmed up searching for Shah. She was later arrested on the facet of the highway for alleged wire fraud and cash laundering. 

“When I was sitting on the bus, I got a phone call that showed my husband’s phone number on my phone,” the fact TV star stated throughout her confessional. “And then I was like, ‘Wait, this is not my husband’s voice.’”

“They told me, ‘You need to go home, get [my son] Omar and then come meet Sharrieff, he’s at the University of Utah Hospital.’ I immediately went, ‘Oh my God, is Sharrieff OK? This is an emergency,’” the Bravolebrity described. 


The cameras then captured Shah in a gathering along with her legal professional Clayton Simm, the place she claimed she had no thought what was taking place when the authorities pulled her over. 

Jen Shah filming an episode during the first season of "The Real Housewives of Salt Lake City."

Jen Shah filming an episode throughout the first season of “The Real Housewives of Salt Lake City.”
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“I get asked to pull over so they can come talk to me and I’m thinking, ‘Is my husband OK? Are my kids OK? I literally didn’t know what was going on,’” she remembered.

Shah stated of being arrested, “I feel like I’m still in shock, kind of in a fog.” And informed the cameras she’s in complete shock over the alleged crimes. 


“What I have been accused of is absolutely the complete opposite of anything I would ever do in my life,” she stated. “If I have any fault, it is because I am too giving and I help too many people.” 

In March 2021, Shah and her “first assistant” Stuart Smith had been arrested for allegedly conspiring to commit wire fraud and laundering cash in connection to a purported telemarketing rip-off. They had been every charged with one depend of conspiracy to commit wire fraud. They allegedly victimized 10 or extra folks over the age of 55. 

Two members of "The Real Housewives of Salt Lake City" reality television show were arrested on federal fraud charges alleging they cheated hundreds of people nationwide over a 10-year period in a telemarketing scheme.

Two members of “The Real Housewives of Salt Lake City” actuality tv present had been arrested on federal fraud fees alleging they cheated lots of of individuals nationwide over a 10-year interval in a telemarketing scheme.
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Fox News confirmed on Friday that Smith, 43, has modified his plea to responsible after showing earlier than Southern District of New York Judge Sidney H. Stein. Smith’s sentencing is now set for March 3 and he was launched on bail.


“Jennifer Shah, who portrays herself as a wealthy and successful businessperson on ‘reality’ television, and Stuart Smith, who is portrayed as Shah’s ‘first assistant,’ allegedly generated and sold ‘lead lists’ of innocent individuals for other members of their scheme to repeatedly scam,” Manhattan U.S. Attorney Audrey Strauss alleged in a press release final spring. 

Prosecutors say Shah and Smith flaunted their lavish life-style to the general public as an emblem of their “success,” which they declare is all a fraud. “In reality, they allegedly built their opulent lifestyle at the expense of vulnerable, often elderly, working-class people,” added New York Field Office of Homeland Security Investigations Special Agent-in-Charge Peter C. Fitzhugh.

Jen Shah, 47, of Park City, Utah, and Stuart Smith, 43, of Lehi, Utah, were arrested in Utah on charges including conspiracy that were unsealed in New York City, authorities announced. 

Jen Shah, 47, of Park City, Utah, and Stuart Smith, 43, of Lehi, Utah, had been arrested in Utah on fees together with conspiracy that had been unsealed in New York City, authorities introduced. 

The New York Police Department stated the variety of victims Shah and Smith have duped stand within the “hundreds,” including that the alleged fraud had been perpetuated for almost a decade, beginning in 2012. 

Shah is sustaining her plea of not responsible and her trial is scheduled to start in March 2022. 

for his or her assist. “Y’all see who these ladies really are,” she wrote. “They have zero compassion for me and my family. It takes an evil person to take delight in what we’re going through. I’m [100%] innocent and I hope the ladies each learn a valuable lesson from this & stop judging others.”