A federal judge has sentenced a man from Austin, Texas, to 30 months in prison after pleading guilty to stalking and sending threatening letters and emails to the pop star. To Taylor Swift former record label.
According to federal court records, Eric Swarbrick was convicted during a hearing in Nashville on Wednesday (September 16th). The terms of the sentence, which includes three years in custody, were agreed by prosecutors in a plea agreement Swarbrick entered into in 2019.
The complaint says Swarbrick sent more than 40 letters and emails to the Big Machine Label Group in 2018 asking the CEO to introduce him to Swift. Over time, the letters became more violent and threatening. On three occasions, Swabrick drove to Nashville to deliver them in person.