Published: Sep 16, 2013 3:56 PM EDT

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Lee County Sheriff's deputy Jeremy Shaffer was fired from his job, and is facing charges of fraud and lying under oath.

Shafferis accused of hiding money for a woman who was divorcing her husband. He allegedly made several small deposits into his account, and then lied about it under oath.

Shaffer was fired from the department on September 4, after the completion of an internal affairs investigation.