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Jen Shah posts ‘truth’ message after jail sentence
Jen Shah posted and quickly deleted a cryptic “truth” message after serving a six-and-a-half-year sentence in federal prison.
The former “Real Housewives of Salt Lake City” star shared her Instagram Story on Wednesday with this quote: “There’s something about a woman with a big heart who sits quietly smiling and knows she can Shatter you with the truth.”
Since his arrest in March 2021, Shah, 49, has vigorously maintained his innocence to family, friends, colleagues and the public.
However, in July 2022, she pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit electronic fraud related to a nationwide telemarketing scheme targeting thousands of people, mostly seniors.
After her sentencing date was postponed several times, she learned her fate in a New York court on Jan. 6.
After questioning, her attorney Priya Chaudry told Page Six, “Jen Shah deeply regrets the mistake she made and deeply regrets the people she hurt.”
“Jane believes in our justice system, understands that anyone breaking the law will be punished, and accepts that this sentence is fair,” she continued in her statement.
“Jen will pay back her debt to society, and when she becomes a free woman again, she vows to pay back the victims of her mistakes.”
Ahead of US District Judge Sidney Stein’s verdict – which includes more than $6 million in damages – Shah made a “tearful apology” to her family and victims for her actions .
Her attorney repeated how he had “apologised” to her client, but Assistant U.S. Attorney Robert Sobelman, who is representing the federal government in the case, was skeptical.
“Not a single message from her expressed any remorse, not one,” he told the court. “The defense didn’t make it. Even after she pleaded guilty, she didn’t feel that way.”
he too Point to “SMS” It suggested Shah was “laughing” at one of his victims – an “80-year-old woman” – who would not “stop crying”.
Additionally, Sobelman claimed that “every single colleague” interviewed believed Shah was the leader of the conspiracy.
The mother of two, who faces up to 14 years in prison, was seen celebrating with 20 people in the Italian hotspot hours after the verdict.
He will surrender on February 17 and must undergo a post-convict mental health treatment program.