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A former café boss and convicted teen sex predator has been found guilty of raping another teenage employee on her very first day at work.
Former renowned restaurateur Miguel Dantas De Sa, 30, faced the District Court in Adelaide on Monday and was found guilty of two counts of rape.
The court heard how the South Australian café owner, under the guise of teaching his newest employee about the trade, plied the 18-year-old with alcohol for four hours.
De Sa then took the teen to a number of bars before sending her home with a text message claiming she 'got quite drunk at work training,' The Advertiser reported.
District Court jurors found Miguel Dantas De Sa, 30, (pictured) guilty of raping his 18-year-old employee while she was intoxicated. The former café owner, under the guise of teaching her the trade, plied the worker with alcohol for four hours and raped her on her first day of work
The victim began working for Mr De Sa after she applied for a job via social media.
'Her first shift primarily involved learning how to pour beers and mix various drinks … De Sa asked her to try some of the drinks … she began to feel extremely intoxicated,' the prosecution said.
Prosecutors told the court that the victim had 'significant blanks' but recalled De Sa standing 'naked from the waist down' in