A tactic used by the defense in a spy trial, involving the threat to expose government secrets unless charges against the defendant are dropped.
More example sentences
- But I suspect there's a very good reason behind not going to trial and seeking a death penalty, and that's the phenomenon of ‘graymail.’
- To call this graymail or blackmail is to demonstrate a fundamental misunderstanding of criminal jurisprudence.
- The risk of graymail can arise in various circumstances.