Leap Wireless International, Inc. (Form: 8-K)  






Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported):   September 15, 2005

Leap Wireless International, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

Delaware 000-29752 33-0811062
(State or other jurisdiction
(I.R.S. Employer
of incorporation) File Number) Identification No.)
10307 Pacific Center Court, San Diego, California   92121
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Zip Code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code:   858-882-6000

Not Applicable
Former name or former address, if changed since last report


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Item 1.01 Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.

Bonus to Executive Officer.

On September 15, 2005, the board of directors of Leap Wireless International, Inc. (the "Company"), acting through its Compensation Committee, approved the payment of a bonus of $17,390 to Albin F. Moschner, executive vice president and chief marketing officer. The bonus is in addition to any amounts otherwise payable to Mr. Moschner under the Company’s 2005 Cash Bonus Plan and was paid on September 19, 2005.

The 2005 Cash Bonus Plan was filed as an exhibit to the Current Report on Form 8-K filed by the Company with the Securities and Exchange Commission on March 31, 2005.

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Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

    Leap Wireless International, Inc.
September 21, 2005   By:   /s/ Robert J. Irving, Jr.
        Name: Robert J. Irving, Jr.
        Title: Senior Vice President and General Counsel