Watch: New Documentary Tells Inside Story of Vigilante App Citizen
People who worked at Citizen describe how the app grew to a vigilante force that put a bounty on the wrong person's head.
Armed Fringe Groups Are Gearing Up to ‘Protect’ Midterm Ballot Dropboxes
The groups, inspired by conspiracy theories and the Big Lie about the 2020 election, could deter some voters, experts warn.
Emails Reveal Citizen App’s Cozy Relationship with the LAPD
Citizen sought access to LAPD data and took a tour of an LAPD facility, according to emails obtained by Motherboard.
LAPD Emails Reveal Fallout of Citizen’s Botched Manhunt
After Citizen's CEO Andrew Frame offered a $30,000 bounty on the wrong person, LAPD officers said they would no longer work with Citizen.
Apple and Google Refuse to Say Whether Citizen Bounty Hunt Violated Policies
Apple updated it's App Store policy about reporting alleged criminal activity after the incident, but has not given any specifics on why it made these changes.
Crime App Citizen is Driving a Security Car Around L.A. and Won’t Say Why
The vehicle is linked to a private security company which describes itself as a "subscription law enforcement service."
The Controversial Rise of Vigilante Paedophile Hunters
A UK freedom of information request revealed that a fifth of all recorded offenses of meeting a child following online grooming since 2015 were brought by pedophile hunters.
Soldiers of Odin Escalate from Street Patrols to Vigilante Investigations
Members of the street community in Alberta say SOO harassed homeless people for information.
This Man Is Hell Bent On Publicly Outing ‘Snitches’
He's posting their names, photos, locations, and even describing their "self done shitty tattoos."
Vigilantes Forced Teen to March Naked After Catching Car Break-in
Two grown men allegedly committed a bunch of crimes in order to teach three teens “a lesson” about committing crimes.
A Dark Web Hacker Is Hunting Potential Pedophiles to Extort Them for Money
"People will pay a lot to keep that kind of thing covered up."
This Vigilante Hacker is Taking Down Racist Websites
A mysterious hacker is going after the KKK and skinheads.