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Incorrect posted data from webhook simulator

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Incorrect posted data from webhook simulator

The data posted by https://developer.paypal.com/developer/webhooksSimulator/ is JSON but followed by random characters like this:

 

{ "id": "WH-COC11055RA711503B-4YM959094A144403T", "create_time": "2018-04-16T21:21:49.000Z", "event_type": "CHECKOUT.ORDER.COMPLETED", "resource_type": "checkout-order", "resource_version": "2.0", "summary": "Checkout Order Completed", "resource": { "id": "5O190127TN364715T", "status": "COMPLETED", "intent": "CAPTURE", "gross_amount": { "currency_code": "USD", "value": "100.00" }, "payer": { "name": { "given_name": "John", "surname": "Doe" }, "email_address": "buyer#example.com", "payer_id": "QYR5Z8XDVJNXQ" }, "purchase_units": [ { "reference_id": "d9f80740-38f0-11e8-b467-0ed5f89f718b", "amount": { "currency_code": "USD", "value": "100.00" }, "payee": { "email_address": "seller#example.com" }, "shipping": { "method": "United States Postal Service", "address": { "address_line_1": "2211 N First Street", "address_line_2": "Building 17", "admin_area_2": "San Jose", "admin_area_1": "CA", "postal_code": "95131", "country_code": "US" } }, "payments": { "captures": [ { "id": "3C679366HH908993F", "status": "COMPLETED", "amount": { "currency_code": "USD", "value": "100.00" }, "seller_protection": { "status": "ELIGIBLE", "dispute_categories": [ "ITEM_NOT_RECEIVED", "UNAUTHORIZED_TRANSACTION" ] }, "final_capture": true, "seller_receivable_breakdown": { "gross_amount": { "currency_code": "USD", "value": "100.00" }, "paypal_fee": { "currency_code": "USD", "value": "3.00" }, "net_amount": { "currency_code": "USD", "value": "97.00" } }, "create_time": "2018-04-01T21:20:49Z", "update_time": "2018-04-01T21:20:49Z", "links": [ { "href": "https://api.paypal.com/v2/payments/captures/3C679366HH908993F", "rel": "self", "method": "GET" }, { "href": "https://api.paypal.com/v2/payments/captures/3C679366HH908993F/refund", "rel": "refund", "method": "POST" } ] } ] } } ], "create_time": "2018-04-01T21:18:49Z", "update_time": "2018-04-01T21:20:49Z", "links": [ { "href": "https://api.paypal.com/v2/checkout/orders/5O190127TN364715T", "rel": "self", "method": "GET" } ] }, "links": [ { "href": "https://api.sandbox.paypal.com/v1/notifications/webhooks-events/WH-COC11055RA711503B-4YM959094A144403T", "rel": "self", "method": "GET" }, { "href": "https://api.sandbox.paypal.com/v1/notifications/webhooks-events/WH-COC11055RA711503B-4YM959094A144403T/resend", "rel": "resend", "method": "POST" } ], "zts": 1494957670, "event_version": "1.0" }-COC1#011

Note the strange trailing characters -COC1#011, which keep changing every time the simulator posts.

Could PayPal remove them?