Canadian Teen Pleads Guilty to Online Harassment

A Canadian teen has pleaded guilty to 12 charges related to online harassment and "swatting" families across the U.S. and Canada in 2013 and 2014. He had previously pleaded guilty to 11 other charges, bringing the total to 23 counts of extortion, public mischief, and criminal harassment. According to a report in Canada's Tri City News, the 17-year-old (whose name has not been released) harassed mostly "young, female gamers and their parents" in Canada and the U.S. for ignoring his advances online.