13 episodes

KC is the American Vigilante - A hugely complex, intelligent, contradictory man who could save your life but end it too. Who leads a group of violent men standing on the blurred line between right and wrong, between revenge and redemption. A man you want on your side when it all falls apart.
American Vigilante is true crime, but so much more. It’s saving abducted children, it’s stepping beyond the law. It’s rescue missions, assassination attempts and last-gasp protection. It’s all the stuff you hope never comes to you, until it does.
Former BBC Journalist Sam Walker presents this Crowd Network original. She’s been speaking to KC for months and has recorded everything he’s told her. You’ll need to listen to make your own mind up, but you might never be the same again.
It’s shocking, inspiring, frightening and thought-provoking. It’ll change how you see the world, and it might change how you move within it.  
Everyone thinks they’re safe, until they aren’t. Everyone thinks they know how they’ll react, until the darkness comes.

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    • True Crime
    • 4.4 • 434 Ratings

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KC is the American Vigilante - A hugely complex, intelligent, contradictory man who could save your life but end it too. Who leads a group of violent men standing on the blurred line between right and wrong, between revenge and redemption. A man you want on your side when it all falls apart.
American Vigilante is true crime, but so much more. It’s saving abducted children, it’s stepping beyond the law. It’s rescue missions, assassination attempts and last-gasp protection. It’s all the stuff you hope never comes to you, until it does.
Former BBC Journalist Sam Walker presents this Crowd Network original. She’s been speaking to KC for months and has recorded everything he’s told her. You’ll need to listen to make your own mind up, but you might never be the same again.
It’s shocking, inspiring, frightening and thought-provoking. It’ll change how you see the world, and it might change how you move within it.  
Everyone thinks they’re safe, until they aren’t. Everyone thinks they know how they’ll react, until the darkness comes.

Listen on Apple Podcasts
Requires subscription and macOS 11.4 or higher

    Episode 1: KC

    Episode 1: KC

    Who is KC? He's a hugely complex, intelligent, contradictory man who could save your life but end it too. He leads a group of violent men standing on the blurred line between right and wrong, between revenge and redemption. A man you want on your side when it all falls apart.
    In this first episode, KC tells the story of his first ever rescue mission and reveals what goes through his mind when a gun is pointed at him.
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    • 52 min
    Episode 2: Wrong Suspects

    Episode 2: Wrong Suspects

    When a little girl is abducted, law enforcement wastes precious time targeting the parents. Convinced they are innocent, KC hunts down the real abductor.
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    • 50 min
    Episode 3: Origins

    Episode 3: Origins

    What did this to KC? What made him do these things and tell these stories? Sam goes digging for the events that shaped his life, and gets to see KC for the first time.
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    • 48 min
    Episode 4: The Marine's Wife

    Episode 4: The Marine's Wife

    When three girls are raped and the police are unable to quickly capture the attacker, a former Marine and his wife hire KC to find him. KC's search brings him to a small town in Canada, where he finds the man about to claim another victim, and is forced to trust outsiders to help him accomplish his mission. 
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    • 51 min
    Episode 5: Knock Knock

    Episode 5: Knock Knock

    A member of the Mexican Mafia asks KC to shut down a drug house near his son’s school, and things get heated between KC and Sam for the first time.
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    • 50 min
    Episode 6: Sons and Fathers

    Episode 6: Sons and Fathers

    KC opens up about his father, and tells Sam about the time he recovered someone wanted for assaulting a police officer. 
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    • 50 min

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
434 Ratings

434 Ratings

P.TwoBears ,

Hours & hours of a guy telling lies

…entertaining from the viewpoint that you don’t often get to hear a sociopathic liar go off for this long in this much detail. There were so many times when Sam blatantly turned away from the opportunity to BUST him on details. And yes, the guy is a sociopath. I figured that out not when he talked about torturing people but when he made up the story that he has a little girl that calls him Papa (& brought himself to tears his own absurd fiction.) Entertaining.

Mia.11 ,

Wrong Genre

This should be filed under the Fiction/Mental Health genres, not True Crime! I would not have listened to it, but if I did, I would still give it a negative review!
The fact the one of the reviews actually compared this podcast to Serial is actually offensive! 🤦🏻‍♀️ This is a Brit housewife who moved to the US with her husband, got bored, discovered true-crime podcasts, met a delusional retired/unemployed/mental-asylum-runaway who sounds a lot like Trump, he fed her a load of crap about his imaginary vigilante alter ego which she believed, so she decided to have her own "true crime" podcast. Sam, I'm sorry petal but KC is full poo and you got got. 😂

AshleyDeeglee ,

Truthful or fictitious - highly entertaining.

Look - Sam starts off the podcast by warning the listener that this guy she’s speaking with, KC, could be absolutely full of it. So why are people surprised/rating this low? Sam is fully transparent throughout, letting the listener know it’s in their own discretion as to what they believe - as even Sam isn’t sure this man’s story is true. Do I personally believe KC’s stories? No. But this podcast is extremely well produced and entertaining, whatever your conclusion may be.

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