creep catchers

The VICE Guide to Right Now

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
creep catchers

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
Features

A Pedophile Opens Up About Being Targeted by Vigilantes

Todd Nickerson is attracted to children but says he’s never abused one.
Manisha Krishnan
1.5.17
creep catchers

Do Canada's 'Creep Catchers' Target People with Disabilities?

Several stings have painted the vigilante pedophile hunters as bullies.
Manisha Krishnan
1.5.17
creep catchers

Why We Spent Months Investigating Canada's Vigilante Pedophile Hunters

VICE Canada's head of content explains why the popular 'Creep Catchers' have serious implications for Canadian democracy.
Patrick McGuire
1.5.17
crime

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.
Manisha Krishnan
1.5.17
Canada

These Vigilante 'Creep Catchers' Bait and Trap Alleged Child Molesters

Cops say the vigilante justice seekers come precariously close to breaking the law. But this network across Canada makes no apologies for how they hunt down alleged predators.
Sheena Goodyear
6.1.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Calgary Pedophile Hunter Under Fire as Man Claims He Was Framed

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.
Sarah Berman
4.9.16