New York's Carver Bancorp has rejected an unsolicited offer to be acquired by a Boston bank-but the would-be suitor is not giving up so easily.

Boston Bank of Commerce said last week in a Securities and Exchange Commission filing that it has bought a 7% stake in the ailing Harlem-based company. Bank of Commerce bought the shares, it says, after Carver officials rebuffed an offer, saying it would not have been fair to shareholders.

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