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Former case manager found guilty of sexually abusing migrant teens in Calif. shelter
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) ' A former children's home counselor in Orange County has been convicted of molesting three migrant teen boys.
Prosecutors say a jury on Wednesday found Victor Salazar guilty of four felony counts of lewd acts on a child and two misdemeanor counts of sexual battery.
Prosecutors say Salazar worked as a case manager at Florence Crittenton Home in Fullerton. The facility houses children living in the U.S. without parents, either because their parents have been deported or the child came to the U.S. alone.
Prosecutors say Salazar molested the boys in his office between May 2007 and February 2008 while they used his phone to call their families in South or Central America.
Salazar's lawyer Lisa Eyanson told jurors that any touching done by her client had no sexual intent.