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.
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.
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.
How Sex Offender Registries Can Result in Vigilante Murder
Some Canadian conservatives are pushing for more public sex offender registries. But there is a history of deadly violence associated with them.
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.
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.
What Public Shaming Says About the People Who Enjoy It
Vigilante pedophile hunters may have higher traits of psychopathy and sadism.
A Child Rape Victim on Why Society Should Be More Empathetic to Pedophiles
“If he would have had a place to go, maybe it would have never happened to me.”
The Real Story Behind the Rise of Creep Catchers, Canada’s Vigilante Pedophile Hunters
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.
A Pedophile Opens Up About Being Targeted By Vigilantes
Todd Nickerson is attracted to children but says he’s never abused one.
A Creep Catchers Bust Finally Resulted in a Conviction
It is believed to be a first for Canada's self-declared pedophile hunters.
An Edmonton Woman Killed Herself After Being Confronted By Creep Catchers
Katelynn McKnight, who friends say suffered from mental illness, was featured in a Creep Catchers video in August. She killed herself in September.