target letter

noun

Definition of target letter

US law
: a letter from a U.S. attorney stating that the person to whom the letter is sent is a target (see target entry 1 sense 2c) in a federal grand jury investigation The indictments issued Friday were sealed, and Manafort's attorneys did not receive a target letter. …— Natasha Bertrand

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1975, in the meaning defined above

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