"He is identified only by the pseudonym Tom. In court documents revealed this week after police smashed the cocaine ring, he lurks as the character most likely to strike fear into the heart of a traveller.
He is not Hurley, notorious underworld figure, or another one of the accused - the high-flying former Macquarie Bank executive Ian Chalmers. Tom is someone rather less exotic but in a sense more sinister to the flying public: he was employed by Qantas at Sydney Airport. He may be there still, handling your bags." Sydney Morning Herald, 14 May 2005, Too Much Baggage.
". . . identified and detailed serious security breaches and illegal activity by Sydney Airport employees."
So to continue, as "Tom" was a long-term career criminal, the manager who checked his references and "Work history" at QANTAS (Tony Conwell?), has an awful lot of explaining to do. I doubt he joined for the pension benefits and long service leave. Quote: