Krampus is a beast-like creature from the folklore of Alpine countries thought to punish children during the Christmas season who had misbehaved. Krampus is said to capture particularly naughty children in his sack and carry them away to his lair.
Krampus: The Christmas demon. God love the Germans (and my heritage). all other cultures share stories of sugar plum fairies for good children, leave it to the German's to turn it around and threaten their children with a Christmas demon.