A TikTok page for the Alliance Against Childhood Exploitation (ACE) picked up steam after one of its members accused a woman of attempting child abduction in a video posted on Sunday. The TikTok page uses the name @acesheaintcomin.
The nonprofit organization, the goal of which is to “expose child predators,” uses various operations to hunt wrongdoing.
In a recent video with more than 539,000 likes, a member of the organization who goes by Dani approaches a woman leaving a gas station in Branson, Missouri. Dani asks her if she knows why they are there, and the woman says, “No.”
“You were trying to get a 15-year-old girl to come over to your house,” Dani says. “What are you doing here?”
As the woman gets into her vehicle, Dani calls her disgusting. “You’re picking up a 15-year-old girl to bring home to your husband, that’s nasty,” Dani says. “You’re a predator.”
As the woman drives out of the parking lot, Dani captures the back of the vehicle, which is missing a license plate. Dani runs up to the car and asks why she took the license plates off of her car.
The video has accumulated over 1.8 million views and 529,000 likes on TikTok. Commenters noted how “normal” the woman in the video looked.
“This is scarey..for our children,” @ralmburg commented on TikTok. “Plus she dont look like she would do anything like this.”
The organization posts its exposure videos on various social media sites but notes that it is not within its authority to prosecute predators.
“We do our part to ensure all evidence is handled properly and turned over to the respective police departments,” the organization’s website states. “It is up to them to prosecute.”
One individual tweeted that the organization’s work is “great.”
The Alliance Against Childhood Exploitation did not immediately respond to the Daily Dot’s request for comment.
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