"Abramoff spent ten years in Hollywood, producing such movies as Red Scorpion, an anti-communist film made just after his term with the College Republicans ended. This movie was filmed in territory controlled by South Africa's white supremacist government, and it's been alleged to have been funded by the South African army; which lead to protests from anti-apartheid groups."
Salon has much more on this story.
Meanwhile, was Scanlon implicated in the Abramoff scandal by his former thirtysomething fiancee, Emily J. Miller?...read on