Following on from the Admin Sticky
I think I am correct in saying any payment made via ‘paypal’ outside of ebay is not covered for anything going wrong as listed here this is found under this heading : Link
Why does PayPal not investigate claims for items that are purchased off eBay and are 'Significantly not as described'?
‘If you purchased your goods outside of eBay or have not marked your goods as eBay items while paying through PayPal, we would not be able to investigate the claim’. hth ……