Shah is due again in courtroom for sentencing on November 28.
Stuart Smith, Shah’s assistant, was arrested on related expenses—conspiracy to commit wire fraud and cash laundering, in addition to obstructing an official continuing—final 12 months. He initially pleaded not responsible however reversed his plea throughout a listening to in Nov. 2021. At RHOSLC‘s season two reunion, Shah informed host Andy Cohen that she hadn’t spoken to Smith since they had been each arrested.
Requested how she reacted to the information about Smith’s plea change, she stated, “I want I might reply to that or reply it however I can not as a result of it has to do, clearly, with the authorized case.”
“We did not work collectively within the companies that had been being mentioned,” Shah added of her relationship with Smith. “Stuart wasn’t round me each day which is why I had plenty of different assistants, as a result of he was doing his personal stuff.”