SQ Brussels and SQ Rome started a pre investigation in the dieselgate case and its consequences in Belgium and Italy. The lawfirm considers the dieselgate as a social – economic earthquake of 9 on the Richter scale. Amongst the victims they see the consumers but also companies and leasing companies with intoxicated vehicles. Experts already said that the market value of these vehicles is crashing, creating huge problems for all owners. Apart from that there are environmental and tax issues to be investigated.