Certainly, we see this today with various corrupt politicians/business figures colluding with a foreign power, such as Russia. But “Vegas in Space” doesn’t explore the connection, or make anything dramatic of it. And the connection between the crime lords and the Draconians is never raised in the series again.
What this means, however, is that a location from the film, such as Anarchia, doesn't get explored.
Next week: "Plot to Kill a City"