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.
Several stings have painted the vigilante pedophile hunters as bullies.
He hasn't been sued yet, but "creep catcher" ringleader Dawson Raymond is facing backlash for posting videos of alleged child predators on social media.
Active in eight cities across Canada, these guys say they're exposing would-be predators. But police say they put people—and investigations—at risk.