The Ohio Auditor said he wants the Fairfield County Clerk of Courts removed from her job.
Deborah Smalley is facing felony charges of theft in office.
Auditor Dave Yost said that Ohio laws allows for Smalley to be suspended from her job with pay pending the outcome of a case like this.
He asked a special prosecutor to move forward with suspension proceedings.
Smalley earns more than $69,000 a year.
Yost said she and her husband could face more charges.
David Smalley is charged with complicity.