Before he gets on his high horse ask him if he has ever done it, technically what you have done is wrong, what would have made more sense is for you to have asked him/her. If he has you on his hit list then agai inbound methinks. if you do not want to accept it then redress it.
we all learn from our mistakes. the crime is being caught.
RBB you seem a little bit disgruntled the lad was only asking what he should do he did not want to hear your life story, Colchester seems a nice place though and i hear fedexpress deliver to the sfa's there.