If Capone was Russian, this is what he would have done: Build a 1.9km pipeline to run spirits across the border. The Russian and Estonian gang smuggled 6,200 litres of vodka before getting caught.
The 11-people gang—facing now up to five years in prison—did the covert engineering work to avoid paying import taxes and because vodka is incredibly cheap in Russia.
Now I'm thinking into building a beer pipeline between my house and the German bar downstairs. [Daily Telegraph]