why does my Beatle chimes 9 times after the ignition is turned off. on 2002 Volkswagen Beetle

It appears to be 3 chimes of 3 each.

Asked by for the 2002 Volkswagen Beetle
Does it stop if you remove the key from ignition right away? ---May just be a reminder to remove the key before exiting the car, lots do that now-'security' feature.
Thanks for your reply. No it does not.