Upper Crust has abruptly closed most of its restaurants, let go about 140 employees, and will shut down permanently unless the bankrupt pizza chain can get a cash infusion in the next few days, according to a trustee overseeing the Boston-based company. At a hearing in US Bankruptcy Court Tuesday, the trustee said Upper Crust Upper Crust closed Monday night because it had just four days of supplies and only $14,000 in cash after company executives paid themselves a month’s salary in advance.
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