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47 Arrested in Undercover Sting Where Decoy 15-Year-Olds Sold Sex

A school trustee, teacher, and firefighter are among seven facing charges after the Creep Catchers-like operation by Vancouver police.
Sarah Berman
1.23.19
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BC Sheriff Caught in Vigilante Pedophile Sting Sentenced to House Arrest

Kevin Johnston, 50, was caught sending dick pics to a “Kelowna Creep Hunter” he thought was a 14-year-old girl.
Mica Lemiski
11.6.18
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Surrey Creep Catcher Sentenced to Probation for Assaulting People During Stings

“Somebody is going to jail today whether it's this fucking goof or me,” Ryan Laforge said in one of the livestreamed incidents.
Manisha Krishnan
5.28.18
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Parents May Face Charges After Livestreaming Attack on Alleged Pedophile

"We fucking tackled him and zap strapped him and called the police.”
Mack Lamoureux
4.17.18
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Creep Catcher Convicted Of Harassment After Shaming Gay Youth Worker Online

The so-called vigilante pedophile hunter has also been previously charged with drug trafficking.
Manisha Krishnan
12.6.17
News

Man Who Pretended to Be Priest Charged With Luring Young Boys

On Facebook, the man calls himself “Monsignor Aloysius Berchmans” and purports to work at the “Vatican-in-Exile.”
Mack Lamoureux
8.2.17
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Creep Catchers Threw Themselves a Fundraiser and It Was a Cult-like Spectacle

It was like a pro wrestling event for pedophile hunting.
Bethany Lindsay
5.1.17
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A Teen Girl Says Justin Payne Used Her Photo Without Consent to Lure Suspected Pedophiles

But Toronto’s famed vigilante pedophile hunter denies the accusation.
Manisha Krishnan
4.4.17
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Surrey Creep Catcher President Claims He Was Arrested for Assaulting an Alleged Pedophile

“Once a criminal, always a criminal” said Ryan Laforge.
Manisha Krishnan
4.4.17
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Surrey Creep Catchers Are Being Sued Again for Calling One of Their Critics a Pedophile

Is this the beginning of the end for vigilante pedophile hunting?
Manisha Krishnan
3.17.17
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A Vigilante Pedophile Hunter is Being Sued For Defamation

The plaintiff alleges that the actions of the president of the Surrey Creep Catcher chapter resulted in him being “subjected to ridicule, hatred and contempt.”
Mack Lamoureux
3.12.17
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This Man Trolled Creep Catchers Online. Then His Barn Was Burned Down

Police have confirmed it was arson but say they don’t have any suspects right now.
Manisha Krishnan
2.23.17
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