The recent death of Bernie Madoff, the disgraced financier who masterminded the largest Ponzi scheme in history, might have closed a chapter for many Palm Beachers.

But the question lingers: Could another Madoff happen? The answer depends on whom you ask. 

Attorney Richard Greenfield, a former island resident who represented 13 Madoff victims from Palm Beach, says “no” — with a caveat. 

Retired longtime Palm Beach accountant and resident Richard Rampell, who had six clients who got caught up in the scam, says “yes” — with a caveat.

Madoff put the town on the map in 2008 as ground zero for his biggest-ever Ponzi scam. The financier died April 14 in a North Carolina federal prison. 

Madoff, who for years had a seasonal home in Palm Beach, pleaded guilty in March 2009 to running the Ponzi scheme — estimated at $17 billion — and was serving a 150-year prison sentence. Although original estimates said the Ponzi scheme amounted to $65…

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