I have to agree with you.
This concerns me.
If I understood the offense in 91, I could better gauge the situation.
However, he obviously felt real shame and humiliation about what he did. I'm bothered by this.
The only shame and humiliation he felt was that at being caught. They don't feel shame. Which is why they are repeat offenders. The only humiliation they feel is that which accompanies having their secret lives revealed.
You don't realize how carefully sexual predators set up their lives to enable them to prey on children. EVERYTHING they say and do is geared toward one thing: sexual gratification.