Someone I know was banned in-game for taking someone else's old name.

For clarity and to stop confusion I'll refer to them as Person A and Person B. Here are the facts as I am aware of them: 1) Person B changed their in-game name. 2) Person A claimed Person B's old name since it was now available. 3) Person A was later banned in-game. It is really weird for Riot to ban a person for taking someone else's old name. This, in itself, is not a punishable offense to my knowledge. The only punishments for our summoner names that I am aware of are for impersonating Rioters or having a name that is indecent/offensive.
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