Candy was raised on the streets, but managed to pull herself up and earn a business degree. Unfortunately, lean times and a contracting job market caused her to fall in with Penguin's crowd. The recession has driven many well educated people to take desperate action to support themselves, but that is no excuse for criminal behavior. Her crimes are minor, however, making her an excitement candidate for rehabilitation. She was present while Penguin was torturing Alberto Falcone just before Batman came in.