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Aftereffect Ep7: “The man behind an empire”

For decades, Carlton Palms' elusive founder, Ken Mazik, has wielded his power and influence to sway members of Congress and state legislatures into bending the rules in his favor, from scuttling laws that would have limited the use of physical restraints, to securing leeway from the state of Florida in order to amass a fortune in Medicaid funding.

As one of his former employees told us, "Ken Mazik made millions of dollars tying up little kids."

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