How Sex Offender Registries Can Result in Vigilante Murder
As Canadian conservatives move to publicize the registries, we looked back at the criminals who have used the tool to commit killings.
A Pedophile Opens Up About Being Targeted by Vigilantes
Todd Nickerson is attracted to children but says he’s never abused one.
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.
The Problems Facing the New Breed of Vigilante Pedophile Hunters
This week, a 20-year-old was jailed for killing a man he believed to be a child abuser. But a new type of vigilante pedophile hunter is emerging and violence is the last thing on their minds.
Canada's Vigilante Pedophile Hunters Say They're Now Working with the FBI
Justin Payne—a construction worker turned pedophile hunter—has teamed up with a university professor, and they have a new approach.
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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.
A Construction Worker Has Started a Clan of Vigilante Pedophile Hunters
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.