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'Real Housewives Of Salt Lake City' Star Mary Cosby Could Reportedly Face Six Months In Jail If Charged In Runaway Scandal

Aug. 6 2021, Published 5:25 p.m. ET

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It is about to be one interesting season for The Real Housewives Of Salt Lake City. Housewife Mary Cosby could allegedly face up to six months in jail if charged with providing shelter to a runaway.

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According to the Salt Lake City Justice Court clerk, the reality star is facing one charge of unlawfully providing shelter to a runaway as well as one charge of contributing to the delinquency of a minor. The alleged incident reportedly happened back in April of this year.

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In accordance to Utah state law, contributing to the delinquency of a minor could be punishable by up to six months behind bars. The star also may have to pay a fine of $1,000.

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According to Radar, the First Lady of the Faith Temple Pentecostal Church, has reportedly plead not guilty to both misdemeanor counts. There is a court date set for August 12 where Cosby will appear before a judge.

A representative for the Bravo star gave a statement to E! News regarding the situation saying that it is all a "misunderstanding."

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"Mary is saddened that she was dragged into another family's domestic situation, but is confident that this misunderstanding will be cleared up soon." the statement explained.

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This is not the only legal scandal to shake the Salt Lake City crew. As OK! previously reported, her co-star Jen Shah was arrested back in March for allegedly running a nationwide telemarketing fraud scheme.

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The 47-year-old reality star and her assistant Stuart Smith were taken into custody and charged with conspiracy to commit wire fraud in connection with telemarketing, and conspiracy to commit money laundering.

Shah pled not guilty to charges of conspiracy to commit money laundering and wire fraud for her role in the alleged scheme. If the mother-of-two is found guilty, she could potentially face 5-10 years in prison.


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