Homeless outreach exec charged with passing fake money

The head of a Rockland County organization helping the area's homeless population is in trouble with the law.



Ya'el Williams, 52, is accused of using counterfeit money to buy a gift card at a Walgreens in Spring Valley earlier this month.



Williams is the executive director of Helping Hands, a not-for-profit organization that provides shelter for men and women 18 years and older during the cold season and a broad range of homeless services throughout the year.



Williams tells News 12 he doesn't know anything about any counterfeit money.


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