A Canadian teenager who pleaded guilty to 23 charges related to online harassment and “swatting” earlier this year has been sentenced to 16 months in a juvenile detention center by a provincial court. Following those 16 months, he’ll spend eight months under community supervision, The Vancouver Sun reports.

The 17-year-old, whose name will not be released, harassed mostly young, female gamers and their families across the US and Canada in 2013 and 2014. Over the course of roughly one year, he hacked into several victims’ social media accounts and shared their personal information online. He also called police stations claiming to have bombs at the homes of his victims — a process known as “swatting,” because it often results in the…

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