The couple were acting as yacht chandlers for an Italian motor boat company and sold one of the yachts to a Japanese client, only to tell the Italian yacht builders that they had not been paid.
However, a full investigation was launched and police ascertained that the couple had in fact been paid by the Japanese owner.
The 46-year-old Briton is being held on remand in Palma prison. His wife has been released.
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