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I am very sorry to read of the above and I imagine what a difficult position it must be. I will certainly try to clarify your options.
are you able to kindly outline the basis upon which you have paid her these monies please - i.e. what you understood you were paying the money for?
thank you. Essentially everything you describe above reads as an advance fee fraud - the request for a payment of money on the promise of some form of reward, in this case the inheritance.
I am not familiar with Mali's succession laws however, the laws in relation to succession on inheritances whilst they can vary around the world virtually universally follow one of two bases: 1) if there is tax to pay on the inheritance it is deducted from the inheritance itself and no money needs to be found to pay this or 2) if the tax needs to be paid up front (which is also the case in the UK) then a bridging loan can be obtained and secured against the inheritance itself. Therefore there is never a need to find money from one's own resources to pay such taxes as fraudsters claim.
My view on the above is that the police should be involved and a report of fraud made. I am not sure if you have met this person and know of her real identity. A report can be made in the UK to action fraud but it would be sensible to also involve the Belgium police in the circumstances you describe particularly as the British police does not have a very good solve rate on such crimes.
This is an EU document which applies between most ( though not all) EU countries and so it is not obvious to me why this would be involved as between Belgium and Mali. In addition, there is no percentage fee to pay in relation to the certificate.
In relation to the Belgian police, I have no specific expertise in relation to Belgian law but the following link appears to be pertinent in this regard:
Until the next thing... Unfortunately the modus operandi will be one pretext after another for request for further monies until such time as you eventually refused. She appears to have been very effective in extracting monies from you for one reason or another over the years
I am afraid such people to the extent they have a skill can be very adept at weaving stories and playing in human psyche. This has every hallmark of a scam I regret