Everything I Learned From 'The Housewife And The Shah Shocker'

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Everything I Learned From 'The Housewife And The Shah Shocker'

When we met Jen Shah on the Real Housewives of Salt Lake City, we'd never met anyone quite like her before. She was a shiny, small agent of chaos never not dressed in labels; and Jen, much like Erika Jayne Girardi, looked expen$ive.

The thing that set Jen and Erika apart, though, was that with Erika, we could assume that her money came from Tom Girardi and her music career. With Jen, though, it was always a bit of a mystery, even though Jen tried a couple of times to explain exactly what her job is that makes her so wealthy. We just, never really understood her line of work.

ABC News' documentary The Housewife and The Shah Shocker (streaming on Hulu) does a good job of explaining it, but unlike in The Housewife and The Hustler, which focused on Erika and was all about alleged crimes, The Shah Shocker dissects not just the Shah investigation, but the build up to her and her assistant Stuart Smith's arrests.

Stuart, who you might know from the show as Stu Chainz, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit wire fraud, money laundering, and obstruction of justice. Jen has pleaded not guilty to the fraud and money laundering charges that were lobbied against her for allegedly generating and selling lists of names of vulnerable people who could then be sold fraudulent services.

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