Florin Fodor

Florin Fodor (b. circa 1974) is a citizen of Romania who made several attempts to sneak into Canada.cite news
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title=A ajuns in Canada cu o barca de cauciuc (He arrived in Canada with a rubber boat)
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title=Roman ajuns in Canada, din Groenlanda, cu o barca (Roman arrived in Canada, Greenland, with a boat)
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Fodor was deported from Canada in 2000.He is reported to have been returning to family in Canada.

According to Royal Canadian Mounted Police Corporal Tim Waters, Fodor's attempt to sneak in to Canada by water, from Greenland, was unprecedented -- and dangerous.

Fodor left Sisimiut, Greenland on September 11 2006, in a 20 foot fiberglass boat he purchased there. He arrived at Grise Fiord eight days later, on September 18, 2006.cite news
url=http://www.cbc.ca/canada/north/story/2006/11/14/grise-romanian.html
title=Romanian who boated to High Arctic fesses up
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date=2006-11-15
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Fodor pled guilty in November 2006 to two charges of violating Canada's Immigration Act. He was sentenced to seven and half months of detention.Justice Lise Maisonneuve ruled that Fodor should be deported when his sentence was complete.cite news
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title=Man who tried to enter Canada by boat gets jail sentence
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author=Paula McCooey
date=2006-11-21
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