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“Bravo knows full well that viewers are following every detail of this case and will continue to do so as it progresses, so producers plan to follow it just as closely and use whatever they can,” an insider explained. “So far, they have filmed the lead-up to and aftermath of ’s as well as her costars’ reactions, of course.”

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“It’s rare that Bravo has a big hit like RHOSLC on its hands right out of the gate, and the team hoped to continue that momentum when production for Season 2 began,” a source said. “Now, with the news of Jen’s arrest, they are sure to have even more success than they imagined, especially since Jen hopes to continue shooting if Bravo and her lawyers allow it. She can only say so much, however, as it remains an ongoing case.”

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Shah was reportedly arrested while filming the second season along with her assistant Stuart Smith for allegedly being involved in a telemarketing scam that ripped off ten or more people over the age of 55 from 2012 until March 2021. Shah and Smith, along with others, allegedly took part in a scheme to sell so-called “business services” to hundreds of people with online businesses.

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The pair pleaded not guilty to all the charges and will face trial in October. If found guilty, Shah could face up to 30 years in prison for fraud charges and 20 years behind bars for conspiracy to commit money laundering. 

Shah broke her silence on the matter and shared several “#FreeJenShah” memes on social media. “Thank you for being loyal, believing in me and not believing the hype,” Shah wrote on her Instagram Story over the weekend. “This journey has showed me who my true friends are. All my love #ShahSquad.” 

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Page Six was the first to report that Bravo will feature Shah’s arrest in season two of . Bravo did not comment.  

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