Multiple profiles with incorrect lowercase letters in "III" name suffixes

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I've found multiple profiles of persons with the suffix "III" where the suffix is incorrectly formatted as "Iii" instead of correctly having all the I's be capitalized.  It is impossible to fix this through the normal Name Update process; the system goes in a loop where it continues to change the letters to lowercase when you check the update before submission.  

I tried on a couple of these to get it fixed with a "miscellaneous correction," but those updates never were successful in getting the profiles fixed:

170912-044301-287000
170919-000100-275000
171001-095146-959000
171001-095150-745000

Here are all the profiles I have identified so far with this problem.

Alphonse John Teems Iii

James Harris Iii

Chauncy Jerome Ferdsnerker Iii

Gerald Jones Iii

Leonard Julien Iii

Luis Georlin Banaag Iii


It would be extremely helpful if IMDb could fix the root of the problem that forces profiles with a "III" suffix to be created incorrectly in the first place.
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Hi All -

Thanks so much for reporting these name listings on the site, I have filed a ticket for our editors to do a bulk clean-up, I have also addressed with them the inability to correct these via a Name Correction.  Once the clean-up is completed and I have word on if/when any changes in the Update form can be made, I will let you know here.
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Hi All -

I'm just following up here to confirm that all the names reported have been investigated and fixed, the changes should be live on the site shortly.

Our staff is still investigating how to best handle these corrections in the Update form itself,  I will post an update when any changes regarding submitting these corrections can been made.  Cheers!
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Thanks a bunch, Michelle!