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Unfortunately no, this is a common scam that has been going around for the past year or so and we see at least a dozen of these a week here and none of them are ever legitimate. If you have inherited some amount of money, you NEVER have to pay something to get it. Any fees or taxes would be withheld by the executor of the estate prior to any disbursement. So this is a red flag of a scam. Another one is that they want you to pay them by some untraceable method like Western Union, Money Pak, etc. And typically they will contact you via the internet or email to initiate communications.. They are sending tens of thousands of these out and hoping that they will get one or two to "bite" so they can swindle them...
So no, this is definitely not a real inheritance and is a known scam so make sure that you do not give them any personal information about yourself at all or you could become a victim of identity theft as well.
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