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China Demands A Little More Creativity From Its Citizens

It's not just Bank of America that is raising its standards to combat identity theft. China may be raising its foreign investment quotas, but there are still some quotas they're leaving alone.

A bank in southern China refused to open an account for a man named Li Jun, saying his name was too common and they already had 300 account holders with the same name, the China Daily reported Thursday. The Guangdong province bank, which wasn't identified, said they had stopped opening accounts for people named Li Jun, according to the report, which cited an account in the Guangzhou Daily. Li has consulted lawyers and is considering filing a lawsuit against the bank, the report said