What if I get scammed, is there any recourse through PayPal?
I am about to send money to an invoice through PayPal, I have not been able to find the company on any search engine but the item I am purchasing is desperately needed for our business. If i send this money and the seller doesn't fulfill is there any protection from PayPal?
That depends on MANY factors all listed in Paypals buyer protection policy for you to read so you can risk assess your transactions. Legal (bottom right of Paypals pages) > user agreement > buyer protection.
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