Texas man sentenced to jail for stalking Taylor Swift

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FILE – This Nov. 24, 2019 file picture reveals Taylor Swift on the American Music Awards in Los Angeles. A Texas man is sentenced to 30 months in jail after pleading responsible to stalking and sending threatening letters about Swift. A federal choose in Nashville, Tennessee handed down the sentence Wednesday to Eric Swarbrick, who despatched over 40 letters and emails to Swift’s former file label in 2018, asking the CEO to introduce him to Swift. Over time the letters turned extra violent and threatening. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A federal choose has sentenced an Austin, Texas, man to 30 months in jail after he pleaded responsible to stalking and sending threatening letters and emails to pop star Taylor Swift’s former file label.

According to data filed in federal court docket, Eric Swarbrick was given the sentence throughout a listening to Wednesday in Nashville. The phrases of the sentence, which additionally consists of three years of supervised launch, have been agreed on by prosecutors in a plea settlement that Swarbrick entered in 2019.

The criticism mentioned Swarbrick despatched over 40 letters and emails to Big Machine Label Group in 2018, asking the CEO to introduce him to Swift. Over time the letters turned extra violent and threatening. On three events Swarbrick drove to Nashville to personally ship them.