An American man from Texas has been sentenced to 30 months in prison after pleading guilty, by a federal judge for stalking and sending threatening messages to the popular music star, Taylor Swift.
According to the records filed in federal court, Eric Swarbrick was given the sentence during a hearing on Wednesday in Nashville. The terms of the sentence included three years of supervised release, were agreed on by prosecutors in a plea agreement that Swarbrick entered in 2019.
The complaint said Swarbrick had sent over 40 letters and emails to Big Machine Label Group in 2018, requesting that the CEO to introduce him to Swift.
With time, the letters became more violent and threatening. Swarbrick had driven to Nashville on three different to personally deliver them.