Jen Shah, a star of the reality show “Real Housewives of Salt Lake City,” has had her prison sentence reduced by one year

Jen Shah, a cast member of “Real Housewives of Salt Lake City,” has had her prison sentence reduced by one year after spending just over a month in jail.

According to the Federal Bureau of Prisons’ inmate database, she is now expected to be released on August 30, 2028, which is one year earlier than her previous release date.

“I have spoken with my client Jen Shah over the phone this week — she is doing well and remains committed towards making her victims whole,” a rep for Shah told People. “She has initiated her payments towards restitution, and we hope to have her home as soon as possible so that she may resume life with her family and work, putting this chapter of her life behind her.”

Shah, a reality star, was sentenced by a judge in January to 78 months in prison for pleading guilty to conspiracy to commit wire fraud in a telemarketing scheme that targeted elderly victims.

Last month, the 49-year-old voluntarily surrendered to Federal Prison Camp Bryan in Texas, according to a public information officer from the Bureau of Prisons.

Sharrieff, Shah’s husband, has been sharing her prison journal entries on her Instagram account.

“As I stare into the dark, I think this has to be a dream – but here I am,” Shah wrote in a journal entry posted on Instagram on March 10. “I keep thinking this is insane, completely ridiculous. Why am I here? I mean, I know why I’m here, but this just feels like someone like me doesn’t belong here. I’ve never been in trouble before.”

She went on: “Then I instantly stop myself from going down this self-destructive path of thinking. I am here because of my bad decisions. I am here because I did this to myself and there is no one to blame but me. The pain and guilt I feel for creating victims, for doing this to my family – putting them through this ordeal the past 2 1/2+ years. And their pain of having to watch me surrender yesterday, and now the beginning of what will be 78 months without me is crushing my soul.”