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Volkswagen scandal reaches all the way to the top, lawsuits say

Accusations from three US attorneys-general contradict company's portrayal of the deception

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The US suits have, for the first time, connected Mr Mueller to the scandal.

New York

THREE attorneys-general on Tuesday directly challenged Volkswagen's defence over its emissions deception, calling the decision to thwart pollution tests an orchestrated fraud that lasted more than a decade, involved dozens of engineers and managers, and reached deep into the