I am meeting with someone in person to sell my laptop. Normally I would sell my laptop online through websites like eBay, where I understand there is some level of seller protection against fraudulent claims. If the buyer sends me a personal payment via Paypal, am I still protected the same way as if I sold my laptop on eBay? Once I see the balance in my account, is it safe to say that I can give him my laptop to complete our transaction? I am concerned that after he leaves with my laptop he can file a complaint, or make some sort of credit card dispute to reverse the transaction.
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