Vigilante pedophile hunters may have higher traits of psychopathy and sadism.
“If he would have had a place to go, maybe it would have never happened to me.”
VICE Canada's head of content explains why the popular 'Creep Catchers' have serious implications for Canadian democracy.
VICE has spent months tracking the movement, exposing internal chaos, controversial shaming tactics, and a growing body of people who claim to have been victimized by the vigilantes.
Todd Nickerson is attracted to children but says he’s never abused one.
Several stings have painted the vigilante pedophile hunters as bullies.
It is believed to be a first for Canada's self-declared pedophile hunters.
Probably not the impact Creep Catchers were hoping to have.
"We are heartbroken" said the father of one of the students.
Katelynn McKnight, who friends say suffered from mental illness, was featured in a Creep Catchers video in August. She killed herself in September.
Constable Dario Devic faces one count of child luring and one count of breach of trust.
But the group drew criticism for wrongly identifying an innocent officer as a child predator.