Candace Duprey kept serving sandwiches.
She kept going while the Jreck Subs corporate owner was indicted in a sprawling fraud case. When he went to prison and forfeited the business as part of a plea deal. Even when the U.S government, in an extraordinary step, took over operations of Jreck’s corporate business.
Making subs was what Duprey, 58, had been doing since she was 16.
But there’s been there’s been little certainty for Duprey and the other owners of 31 Jreck shops for nearly three years. In little towns upstate from Massena to Duprey’s place in Weedsport, the Jreck’s shop owners have been frozen by the multimillion-dollar fraud racket.