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Purchased stolen phone 10 months ago on ebay, any recourse?

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Purchased stolen phone 10 months ago on ebay, any recourse?

I purchased an LG v50 10 months ago from a seller on ebay.  Due to my career I keep a back up phone in order to acitvate immediatley if current phone is lost or damaged.  Well, I tried to activate the phone yesterday and both the online system and T-Mo/Sprint customer service confirmed the state the phone is stolen, and can not be unlocked.  Yes it is partly my fault for not checking the status of phone immediately when I received it.    But I was not expecting to purchase a sealed new phone to be stolen.  Reached out to seller, no response but he is selling tons of parted motorcycle parts likely form stolen motorcycles (had to throw that in there).  Any recourse?  I used Paypal but its not via a credit card.