According to the DoJ, from 2010 through 2019, James M. Robar, of Colorado Springs, Colorado, did not timely file tax returns with the IRS. Beginning in approximately February 2012 James Robar was employed by a U.S. Department of Defense contracting company, eventually serving as its managing director starting in 2015.
His Employer Hold His Bonus Payments In An Offshore Corporate Bank Account Rather Than Have Those
Funds Transferred To His Domestic Bank Account.
In 2019, after receiving a $1 million bonus from his employer, Robar purchased two properties at a total cost of slightly more than $1 million, and he titled both properties solely in his spouse’s name.
In Total, Robar Did Not Report Approximately $5.5 Million
In Compensation He Earned From 2012 Through 2019, Causing A Tax Loss To The Government Of More Than $1.5 Million.
Robar is the second defendant associated with the defense contracting company to plead guilty. Charles Squires pleaded guilty to tax evasion in February 2022.
Robar is scheduled to be sentenced at a later date and faces a maximum penalty of five (5) years in prison. He also faces a period of supervised release, restitution and monetary penalties.
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