This case shows progress is being made.
Mortgage Daily: N.Y. Foreclosure Case Sends Shockwaves - March 27, 2008
New York's Supreme Court has blocked a mortgage lender from foreclosing on a borrower who committed mortgage fraud because of violations to the state's predatory lending laws by the originating mortgage broker.
Sorry, this is the best link I can find for the case. Maybe someone can locate and post the actual Decision.